The Four Horses Of My Apocalypse – TORERA ADESINA

The horses came for the first time today
My eyes were closed, breathing even
They unleashed terror on my mind
But you rode up on brilliant white and conquered for me

The horses came for me again
Their red a testament to their fury
Barely concealed
They made a battlefield of my mind
Ravaged and pillaged
Made off with peaceful pieces of me
I lay trembling in the aftermath of their hurricane
Where were you?

The horses came once again
In varying shades of black
As they rode closer and closer
My throat felt dry
My body empty
They seemed to suck all of my essence
My eyes flung open
and I reached out, gasping, for some sort of lifeline
my fingers met and curled around void
They left behind a trail of darkness
their smell of fear
and hoof prints on my heart.

The horses came tonight
Not in black, in grey
But stumping hard all the same
You weren’t here again
I’d thought you would be
I’d hoped
You were to be my security
I was caught in between their hooves
Didn’t you hear the sounds from your roof
They came to kill
To leave nothing left of my will
When the dust finally settled and they were gone
I wasn’t dead but lame
And I learnt it doesn’t matter the colours
It’s where they’re from
You’re all the same

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2 Responses to The Four Horses Of My Apocalypse – TORERA ADESINA

  1. Michael Oluwadamilare Salako says:

    Amazing piece Omo Adesina


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