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i stepped on ur funk
afro'd u into my groove
birthed psychedelic

birthed psychedelic
spat sun-dipped pidgin english
giggled in igbo

i igbo-giggled
with afrikan (an)sisters
poundin' heart-shaped yams

pounded heart-shaped yams
into triangled reasons
to dance in circles

we danced in circles
she-tigers merry-gone-round
the lip of the moon

full.   swollen.   moon.   lips.
cup-spilleth-over lips.   hips.
swollen.   woman.   hips.

we step on ur funk
afro u into our groove
birth.   psychedelic.

© ebele.



Some of my word-based pieces...

- poetry is a woman

- i stepped on ur funk

- you've put on weight

- hip hop

- 5th july - 33°c

- wey you dey run go?

- one world

- aesthetics

- un-natural blonde