Poetry: The Stone

About Love

Jaja Requa
What Is Love To You?


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About love

* Translation- I am from the Caribbean. ‘Me dash me foot’ is the Caribbean dialect for stubbing a toe or foot.

… I dash my foot against a stone*

felt pebbles in my shoe

then i thought of you and my heart broke too

throat smashed with your words

that hurt

but i can walk now

this too shall pass

i will never forget the pain of my foot

you were the stone

…why did it take so long for me

to see

that you were perfect for me

now these bare branches of time

are wrinkled across your face

when you smile at me

I wish i knew

90 years ago

you meant no harm

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Jaja Requa
What Is Love To You?

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