Coffee by Eli Oko

He would be wide eyed Leg shaking Painfully embedded into the black and white lines He would be retro, a true classic That old ‘skool’ word we should never spell with a ‘k’ Because it shows our age   He would be boiling with steam Burning the lips of all who dare to get close…

Snipe Hunt by Eli Oko

Right on target Aim is clear I felt your eyes meet mine Your mind leaked rhymes All others couldn’t compare See at first I never put 2 + 2 I should have known it was hopeless I had everything to lose Music and cider Comforted by neither I was just happy to be out There…

XXIII Waterfalls by Eli Oko

I was supposed to see the pretty things in life Joy abundant like waterfalls overflowing in my days I was supposed to be able to say “I love you” in more than 23 ways I had plans for this moment Like dreams I made real I knew what I was supposed to do Exactly how…

The 1st by Eli Oko 

And I prayed that my prayer be heard. As he mentioned all the reasons I felt we should walk away  He concluded that he didn’t know what to say But I felt the letters form in my mouth of what we should do And as they bubbled forth I looked up to my patchy ceiling…