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No sugar, no sugar coat

It had become in me
To love the dislocation of the truth
And find beauty in the unreal
Sometimes it is the way of the world, I thought
Well, I have lived an interesting life
Sometime I was blessed in the morning and cursed before the sun kissed the earth goodnight
Yeah I admit that it was worth:
I dipped my finger in bee hive long enough to feel and taste the bitter bite
Long enough to touch and taste the sensuous sweetest
No sugar, sugar coat

Then I met someone
Who took me so high and made me so wild
This someone whose hair was nowhere close to Samson
No sugar, no sugar coat
But he could make me weak and strong and at the same time made me feel safe
This someone whose pockets were not as deep as Bill Gates,
No sugar, no sugar coat what we had was more than enough

Oh yes, I met someone
Whose looks threw him on the opposite side of Imram Abbas ,
But became the apple of my eye
Nothing like Jonah he did not hide in the boat,
All he did was keep me wet while the waves rocked our boat
No sugar, no sugar coat
We defiled the laws of gravity as we tempted to touch the sky with our bare hands
This someone not anywhere close Nelson Mandela,
No, no sugar coat
When he whispered to my soul, every word was a great inspiration,
And every time I had to stop myself from pulling out my notebook and scribbling it down

I met someone
Who keeps me living to love and loving to live
No sugar, no sugar coat
But every experience we share feels like my first
What can I say,
I dipped my finger in bee hive long enough to feel and taste the bitter bite
Long enough to touch taste the sensuous sweetest
No sugar, sugar coat



© Namatsi Lukoye

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