A Poem by costa siwale

maybe our fate is controlled by greater beings/things, elusive unseen. maybe


Fixed! to my heart mind and soul,
puppeteer-ed by a living shadow,
From above and down below. 

mechanized bone and flesh,
like mannequins undressed,
through to the soul,
like candles in a storm. 

strings! are strung,  
by gods, by shadows. 

© 2016 costa siwale

Author's Note

costa siwale
i don't fully know where this was going. But please live a comment, thank you

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a great art . i liked this poem of yours costa .

Posted 1 Month Ago

costa siwale

4 Weeks Ago

thank you Raghib, for reading
Another lovely and clever poem. It does make you wonder if we have any free will. But of course we do, aren't those strings being pulled by part of ourselves ? With the gods and shadows, of course!
Ps, I see I have already made a comment, 8 months ago. Are you still writing?

Posted 2 Months Ago

costa siwale

2 Months Ago

Well thanks again Astri, always good to hear from you.
I have been quiet, but I am still wri.. read more
Well, I think it went very well! You really do have a good use of words.

Posted 10 Months Ago

costa siwale

10 Months Ago

THANK YOU VERY MUCH. Your words are encouraged
free will is given to everyone but sometimeswe fall in love serendering our will to a power greater
than ourselves

Posted 1 Year Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

costa siwale

1 Year Ago

thank you for commenting, am glad you took the time to read. thank you again
If this is a work-in-progress I look forward to seeing more. Being "puppeteer-ed by a living shadow" is a beautiful line.

Posted 1 Year Ago

costa siwale

1 Year Ago

i will try to added more.. but thank you for reading Stanley..much appreciated it.
Respect Costa Siwale

I find this piece cleverly crafted and creative. Execution is masterful.

Posted 1 Year Ago

costa siwale

1 Year Ago

Thank you for reading Satoshi, much appreciated

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costa siwale
costa siwale

Lusaka , southern region, Zambia

Am inspired by you inspirational people, and wish to satiate my ardent curiosity for poetry. add me and let's get writing. more..

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