POETRY: DON’T BE SO COLD
WRITTEN BY BERNARD GABRIEL OKURUT
And burn me with cold,
I prithee don’t be so cold.
I speak but to no ear,
My words you choose to ignore.
My love desperately beckons, and calls
But you’re lost in thoughts between these
What is it that troubles thee?
It, that makes you shun me!
I pray, dear wife don’t be so cold.
Cold hate turns my youthful heart old.
Light up your face with a cheer,
For cold frowns draw my death near.
Bernard Gabriel Okurut.
Bernard Gabriel Okurut a.k. a Blacfut Oracle is a young Ugadan poet, singer, songwriter, freelance journalist and literally activist. He is the author of the ‘Noisy Silence’ a Ugandan poetry anthology published on amazon.com. He is a student of English language and literature at Kyambogo University, Kampala Uganda. Okurut is the founder of ’Psychic Poetry’’ a young poets student movement based in East Africa. Born and raised in a family of teachers, he started reading and writing poetry at an early age. His unique wit and pun makes him one of the most phenomenal young Ugandan writer.
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