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26 June UN Observances

Two little poems — one for drug abuse, and one for victims of torture

As today is the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking, as well as United Nations International Day In Support Of Victims Of Torture, I decided to write these two little poems. I always fear to write about these serious issues, for perhaps, I might have accidentally written things that might touch sensitive souls, or even attract the anger of some. For these two poems, I tried a new way of juxtaposing.

#Health4JusticeJustice4health (This year’s theme for International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking)

The Tempter

Drugs
A parasite
Devastating, tearing, possessing
That body that mind that life
Imprisonment.

Drugs
The illusion of
Feeling, ascending, escaping
Something somewhere everywhere
Falsity.

Drugs
Stop you from
Sensing, appreciating, envisioning
That existence of yours
Slow-death.

Drugs
Are invisible chains
Imprisoning, hurting, digressing
The one you are and ought to be
Perdition.

And what if you, beautiful human being, you were tempted to take that scourge of destruction, so as to never realize.

Just think… did you always had the answer
To the magnificence of your core

Where the tempter has always been around
For your downfall…

From Horror To Healing (This year’s theme International Day In Support Of Victims Of Torture)

The part that stays, it recovers

Torture of the mind
Invisible dagger that stings
Lost amongst all these laughter
A part of the inside that dies miserably

But that part that stays
it recovers
That part that has always been
Before the experience of horror
It helps at will to heal

I really don’t know more what to say
Than that, of being gentle with yourself.

 
 
 
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Thank u Mother

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Mother, you are soft land
From where I sprouted out
Where your caring hands
Give me the needed comfort
As for me to rest my tilted bones

When you open your arms
Wide and with all love there is
My mind strengthen with hope
Hope that I might too
Become as caring as you

Through winds and rain and pain
You keep your arms and heart
As a shielded shelter that retain
All the blood links that this world
Holds within, its rest and breast

Nothing will ever compare to you,
For you solely carried my soul
While my body weaved
And strengthened while floating
Into your amniotic bag of fluid

It takes two to create a life –
Primogenitors
But it takes only one to carry it –
Nine months in womb
One to go through all the traumas
Physical mental change
And the sufferings of birthing
Pain stitches scars

Thus, thank you mother
For there can’t be another.

Today we celebrate mother’s day. So, happy mothers day to everyone, particularly to my mother. Mmmmuuuaaahhh.