Geosi Gyasi

Shadow

your shadow

blackens like the soot on my kitchen ceiling

you hang in there like a cloud

casting your gloom over my body

when the flash of moonlight shines upon your stuck darkness

you emerge without a voice

and make love to me in a dream

with my face facing the Heavens

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Geoffrey GyasiGeosi Gyasi is a book blogger, reader, writer, and interviewer. His work has appeared or forthcoming in Visual Verse, Verse-Virtual, Piker Press, Misty Review, Silver Birch PRESS, Linden Avenue, Expound, Tuck Magazine, Galway Review and elsewhere. He is the author of the forthcoming book, “Geosi Interviews Fifty Writers Worldwide” (2016) from Lamar University Press Books in Texas, U.S. He is the winner of the 2015 Ake/Air France Prize for Prose. He blogs at http://www.geosireads.wordpress.com

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