Garish sprawl of time – Aremu Olatunde

the forests calls for a dinner

the leaves and thorns plunge

into the sea for seashells

beneath leviathans

all the animals beckons the tortoise

in a quagmire

the squirrel leaps overboard

succumbing to the shadows

of convolution

in the arboreal

a tiger’s head prized for dinner

was the whisper

and when the sun climbed

beside the hills

as the serpent slithers to

the call

thunderstrikes accost the tree trunks

and everything

drowned into nothing

Aremu Olatunde  is a performance poet, author. He loves the thought of writing in Seychelles, Santorini and other sublime climes.

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