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Below is the poem entitled UNZIPPED LIPS which was written by poet Prince Ekpemandu. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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These words are from 
the depths, 
Of a nightmare I dare not 
These written antidote,
For that which consumes 
me inside...
Time fly fast
Can these "wingless" 

I try  to masquerade 
these words in lines,
Trying  to hide that 
which is visible  to the 
Am hurt..Am afraid....Am 
I wear these smiles,
clothe  my bitterness,
Embellish it with 
Faces are truly mask,
Obscuring the wounded 

If I could say,
If you may,
I'll scream  for relief,
From the horrors of 
It hurts,the truth, it does,
These lies are  my own 
pain killer...

I stand here, no one  to 
turn  to
Everyone on the fast 
lane of their reality...
No,''how are you"
"How can I aid you"
They all say "we care"
But that's a lie well said

S.O.S! This soul cries of 
the midst of the 
Held south by a dark past
Held north by a blur 
S.O.S! I dial...
Someone pick up the 

(When ever I feel like 
this..I go on  my knees 
and pray  for GODs 
mercy..and affirm his 
words  for  my life...and 
it real helps..) 

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  1. Date: 6/6/2013 6:24:00 AM
    Prince ~ Very powerful and thought provoking too. Sounds like you may have even lived it. I felt it as I read and have found inner peace with prayer! Your Friend ~ Debbie K.

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 10:18:00 PM
    RPINCE,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 7/1/2012 9:03:00 AM
    Good Morning,,, my friend... I have not heard from you. Hope you are well... i want reading your SOS... signals... this is a very xool poem,. Thank you and have yourself a very lovely Sunday ;-) always PD

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 8:56:00 AM
    Pain and pssion are the heart and sould of your words Prince. I wonder how many of us know this kind of experience. Sad but a revelation in your life that has a wonderful solution. Great verse my friend!

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 1:29:00 PM
    HE will never fail you,great write Prince

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 1:19:00 PM
    such a heartfelt piece - so glad your strong faith helps. Many congrats on all your wins, my friend : )

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 8:16:00 PM
    Love your lyrics,it is so intense and real,fortuneteller world have you to open the door of love and kindness,thank you ,Ivy

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 7:05:00 AM
    This is a very intense piece, Prince. Can you tell me where I can find that list you saw. I sent in a poem but have seen no list. Joyce