Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

Rookie - 33 Points (27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)

Body And Soul - Poem by Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

rise with me this body of mine
sail with me o' soul of thine
for mine is a matter of time
to mold a body of mine
and have a kind
i prefer, as without me
there is none, and without you
there is no me

send me a sense to my body
o' body of mine
a friend and shadow of mine
without a dime
take me from wrong to conformity
lead me from animosity
unchain my soul from vanity
for mine is a body and soul
detach me from the unknown
shine on me o' body and soul
bring me a blessing to my soul

connect and share with me o' body of mine
laugh and talk with me so fine
run and steady with me so divine
the body of my soul and awhile
take me back to my body as a child
...possibly not! i presume...
if i die, you too die
and there is no more of me then
from whence to the end
for i live(d) with you 'til then

extract from 'body and soul'

'footsteps' june 2012 v.7

opn18062012/1534


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body and soul intimacy

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 19, 2012


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