by Oyindamola Shoola
Abebi's waist beads
makes men dance.
Abebi's hair tangles their feet
and makes them trip.
Abebi's voice is like a sauna
to their longing ears.
makes them lose focus.
But the kind of man that Abebi loves
doesn't know his left from right when dancing.
He doesn't always notice
when she changes her hair from
Anita Baker to Beyonce.
He isn't her Denzel Washington
and will drag 5ft 4in with Kevin Hart.
Yet, he is the one she has chosen to love
and to be loved by.
She loves him with all the length
these other men long for her.
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