Poet’s Nook: "Humbled" by Sonia Sanchez & Ursula Rucker

ursula                                                                                                                                       sonia

(ursula)White cloud rivers ran through me
I felt them pass through my bones
Through liver and lung
And stomach
Washed me into the big white cloud lake
And I floated
No knowledge of swimming
But I floated
Right between fear and mountains
Just beneath blues and birds
Right next to the sun
And God
Even in the middle of wind
Even in the middle of wind
Humbled

(sonia)I am reciting the rain caught in my spleen
These lips can not swim
Only my breast wild as black waves
I met the collector of rain once who went to sleep in my sleeve
Is his alibi still under my arm?
I keep coughing up butterflies
My entrails trail albinos’ tunes
his voice cums in my hair

Is the flesh tender where the knees weep?
Is the flesh tender where the knees weep?
Is the flesh tender where the knees weeeep?

Beneath blues and birds

Caught in my scream

Right between fear and mountains

Only my breast wild as black waves

Washed me into the big white cloud lake

I keep coughing up butterflies

Right next to the sun

I met a collector of rain once

humbled
humbled
humbled
humbled
humbled
humbled 

OneLove

::::MME::::

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