The world is yours, said Scar

The world is yours, said Scar

Coated choice

They try to limit one

But two is never one

 

Hymn the rhymes

The sky I saw

Haunting and liberating

I remember my birth

 

Before the placenta

The world was already living

We talked

Ambience writing

 

Then I needed not scribble

I dream not

I saw the crown of stars

Neither in night, or in slap

In life

Before the soul was locked

 

I flew

I saw all that was

I moved

 

Voided hate

Blank despise

Born in the midst of time

A new element, I wrote

 

The world is here

Though the mind seeks freedom

For now, I will live

Till the morning after

 

The word was flesh

And the man in red listened



4 thoughts on “The world is yours, said Scar” by Uyiosa (@wordsfromuyi)

  1. Uyi, I couldn’t ‘get’ this poem at all. Well done. $ß.

  2. I see the themes of life and death – I see birth.

    Scar – that’s a reference to ‘Lion King’ no?

    Everything else is blurry.

  3. Uyiosa (@wordsfromuyi)

    @sibbylwhyte thanks for reading. Well it’s about life before birth, before souls are locked into senses. Thanks again

  4. Uyiosa (@wordsfromuyi)

    @Seun-Odukoya spot on observation, scar is a reference to the character Tony Montana from the movie “Scarface”. Yes the picture i had on my mind was a blur.

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