POETRY: I WILL
WRITTEN BY BERNARD GABRIEL OKURUT
I will give you my ‘Mays and Junes’,
The stars and full moons.
I will serve you my heart for breakfast
And my smile for dinner.
I will love you in the rains and kiss
Away your tears.
I will stitch your broken heart back together
And shelter you from stormy weather.
I will hide your heart high in the clouds
While I hunt and kill your fears.
I will hire the stars to sing in your dreams
So that you won’t be afraid to sleep.
I will walk through fire
Just to keep you my own.
My heart will be your throne,
And my love, your crown.
Bernard Gabriel Okurut….
A hurting poet.
I write because I hurt,
I hurt because I hate.
I hate because I loved
Someone who broke my heart.
Someone I loved,
But never loved me back.
Someone who treated me like a rag,
To be used and dumped!
Bernard Gabriel Okurut
A young Ugandan poet, singer, song writer freelance journalist and literally activist. Bernard Gabriel Okurut is a bachelor’s degree student of English language and literature at Kyambogo University , Kampala Uganda, and a former student of journalism at Kampala international university.
He is the author of ‘ The Noisy Silence’ a Ugandan poetry anthology published on amazon. Most of his essays, poetry and short creative non- fiction is published all over the world by different publishers, blogs, literally websites and magazines. Follow his works on social media and on the internet by searching for Bernard Gabriel Okurut, or send him an email at [email protected] .
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