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Push me out!

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Last night- when the world locked its doors
With me halfway in but pushed out
I cried for the sky was dark- rain almost pouring
There was nowhere to take shelter

Then I suddenly flew up
That force shoved me hard and I found myself above the clouds
I was headed to heaven!
Now I wished I had brought those others, locked out
With me

I was shocked at my own voice
I was troubled no more
And where all these followers came from I did know, dared not ask
Our voices together, shook the earth
Mine was small, but powerful amongst others

Not that I want to be locked out
But do it if you dare- if you can
You make me listen more keenly, open my eyes wider
See what you have been doing all the years past
So push me out- push us out!

Leah Okeyo

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Nyar Kisumu,

I like it. I know you are speaking from your heart. I now have more time to follow you. Keep me udated. ama Auma you are Nyaralego? I used to have my own friend in school at Matunda called Rose Auma. And also Rose Nyakwaka.. but that was not yesterday... we live in beautiful memories!

"Communication is the real work of leadership" Nitin Nohria

Auma's picture

Asante Philo...

Thank you for your comments! I am Nyarchula Rusinga :>)) So you are are an old girl of Matunda? I am of Matuga! Are you here in Kenya or away? We need to read more of your beautiful poetry here my sister!

I love to express myself in poetry. Maybe too shy to do it face to face- head on?

It's long since I read your powerful verses- and you wrote a book? Please keep us posted!

Much love,
Leah.

One shoe can make a difference- Cinderella

Hi Leah!

Auma.. Nyarchula.. I also had wanted to go to Matuga if not Matunda..and had been accepted. I just wanted to see a different province...

I will try to be more active..

Books.. google Philo Ikonya books..

and on fb look up philo ikonya - Publications..

Philo

"Communication is the real work of leadership" Nitin Nohria

Auma's picture

Asante Philo...

Thank you for your comments! I am Nyarchula Rusinga :>)) So you are are an old girl of Matunda? I am of Matuga! Are you here in Kenya or away? We need to read more of your beautiful poetry here my sister!

I love to express myself in poetry. Maybe too shy to do it face to face- head on?

It's long since I read your powerful verses- and you wrote a book? Please keep us posted!

Much love,
Leah.

One shoe can make a difference- Cinderella

philo Ikonya Gacheri's picture

about poetry...

I can try and share a few secrets of poetry with you thru other poems.. not necessarily my own... and coach you if you wish or if you think I write better.. .

I can try...

philo

"Communication is the real work of leadership" Nitin Nohria

Auma's picture

Please do share...

I would love to hear these secrets, and do poetry on a more serious note. I look forward to the day I will bind all my verses into a book! I am not sure I will get them all, for I simply write them at the keyboard and that's it!

Thanks Philo and I can't wait.

Best,
Leah.

Step One..

Commit to never scatter.. start spending ten mins daily to find it and paste it all together.. and the one in little papers and under places... and hidden in books..

It is a wonderful sign tho... you are a writer..

philo

"Communication is the real work of leadership" Nitin Nohria

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