It's Free...for now.

It's Free...for now.

A Poem by Kwiksie Ifediora
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Taking and Giving are not simultaneous equations...

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You've been disappointed
but i wasn't the one to deal you a bad hand.
Talk to your expectations about that
way too much pressure
beneath which i was barely able to stand.
what do you take me for?
Is my breath an extension of yours'?
My life your pawn?
Can't be.

Do what you want
don't expect it from me.
unlike you
i don't require return on everything you give.
An irony
for 'freely' are they claimed to be released.
Yet are they really?
or do you play the jester?
Cloaking a habit known, the spirit, to vex
in plastic smiles and tinkering laughter.
It is a recipe for offence
and many a rumpling of the forehead.
far reaching it is
to seek that from another
which is yet foggy to yourself.

There's only one certain
of every aspect of the future.
when we are both students
why do you seek i teach you?
I may not promise you tomorrow
for i have it not in my store.
All i do have for you is love
originated from its origin.
But if in the end
i shed it abroad simply to enable me glean
think you not my motives already polluted
before they became an action?




© 2013 Kwiksie Ifediora



Author's Note

Kwiksie Ifediora
For the true aroma of kindness and love to permeate, we must give without hoping it will help us get. :)

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You are talented. I love this poem from head to toe.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

3 Years Ago

wow, such kind words. Thank you so much Bri, your review is much appreciated. :)
this is precisely how I felt earlier today because of .. well, I can't say ..

beneath which i was barely able to stand.

what do you take me for?

Is my breath an extension of yours'?

My life your pawn?

Can't be.




Do what you want

don't expect it from me.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

4 Years Ago

Thanks for your review and for stopping by Orlando. :)
Give because it is right. Do because it is righteous. I agree. Loved the poem as always.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

4 Years Ago

Oh wow, thanks Eddie. :)
Excellent, both in sentiment and word choice. This is a lesson to be internalized... - great piece, Kwiksie!

Posted 4 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

4 Years Ago

Thanks a'plenty Rita! I appreciate your review. :)
If we are only giving in order to receive back again, are we truly giving at all? But, on the other hand, should we expect to receive, and never give? OH, why can't we just share....



Posted 4 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

4 Years Ago

#sigh...'tis the great question mi dear angel...
better yet, why don't we just GIVE...AGAPE st.. read more
I agree totally with the sentiment and in this piece you lay it out in spendour with evokation and eloquence.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Kwiksie Ifediora

4 Years Ago

wow. I'm very honoured by your review John. Thanks so much. :)

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Kwiksie Ifediora

Port Harcourt, Nigeria



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