dolour

a state of great sorrow or distress.

Legacy by Eli Oko

It’s not about love but it is and although it’s not about death, it is. But it’s a little positive… and hopefully a little inspiring. It’s about growing through the feeling of feeling nothing so that one day you can leave behind something.

I Am Not Me by Eli Oko

I am not I. I do not watch girls drift off into night skies With sirens and screeching tyres Debauched dirty men pointing to invisible friends And scattered screams of celebration I remember walking alone between tall buildings I recall the sensation of cold cement floors I hated the glare of city lights on shop windows…

Undone by Eli Oko (Collab with Alex Undone)

Is this what being an adult feels like? Where shall we start? The goal to be on a billboard Driven by my success, black and white in papers But rainbow effects, in my heart This mission is more than an external goal, It is empowered by what is within Make your inner person great, be…

Rose Gold Petals by Eli Oko

You are like rose gold petals you fall on to grounds of milk you grow wings and fly into skies of candy floss you are the edibles we write about you are the fresh pastures we farm you keep the forests blooming you need nothing but water and sunlight you are the reason why we keep…

Great Talk by Eli Oko

Please excuse these tears They do not reflect my inner most feelings As deep and desperate they may seem Inside I am jumping for joy Because my concern has always been your happieness Your happiness has always been my thought And my thought and has always been you Not in the way every person may wish…

XXIII Parts by Eli Oko

Now I’m left to live with everything new to me Or will they drown, die off and return to dust These body parts that are supernumerary. Your love brought on changes I never expected to fashion These extras I had to learn to cope with These parts I had to fathom 23 to be exact…