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The Gospel of the Single
after Sabrina Benaim

single is
making enough love to yourself / and
spending every of your resources on yourself.

freedom, not sleeping with your eyes open /
overthinking of some guys / who might cajole
and snitch your lover.

bliss, not choking yourself to death / only
because you wake up late
on your lover’s birthday.

serenity, not fighting war with yourself;
not deleting old chats /
of long-existing friendships / that you feared
might be named: too flirting
by the mouth that kisses you.

and rolling yourself anyhow / in bed
without the fear of jumping /
into someone’s snore with a kick or / a punch
while enjoying your sleep….





Abuoya Eruot writes from Paynesville, Liberia. He’s a budding poet and a worshipper of music, who gathers muse from personal experiences, happenings in society, and nature. His works have been published in African Writer, Praxis Magazine, Eboquills, Odd Magazine, and elsewhere.

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