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All I ever wanted,

Was to keep you safe,

To protect you,

Against all evil.


I wanted to hold you close,

Press you to my chest,

Cage you between my fingers,

Where I could keep an eye on you.



I stifled you to death,

I destroyed your wings,

And I left you defenseless.

By Nawekulo Wanjugu<a href="http://Incubate” target=”_blank”>


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