Chorus to Childbirth

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Brick upon brick

The royal castle stands

Buried in the sand

 

Click after click

The four-faced clock chimes

Alone in the dark

 

Wave after wave

I watch the next ship

Dock at the bay

 

Watch after watch

Eyes pierce the curtains

I welcome you home

 

Spell after spell

I listen to your heart

Beat feebly upon mine

 

Month after month

I wait for a baby’s cry

Announce a new life.

 

© 2019 Olutomi Akinsanya

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