DECEMBER

Written by: Esson Alumbugu

1
Lights stab night
Cocks call day
Snakes hide.

2
Sun hates sleep
Winds roam dry
Lips crack.

3
Air wears dust
Eyes lose tears
Streams dry.

4
Trees hate leaves
Shrubs choose death
Fires rage.

5
Dark strikes day
Bugs praise night
Doves roost.