Illustration of the poem Splitface by Luitha Tamaya, with half a face of the author shown as a self portrait surrounded by imagery from the poem.
Split face - eye gold staring
smoke smell, curling
Lord they watch, brother, listening
stone, waiting, cool grey
upon the brass upon the wood
Smile, it was said
a contract made
denied now, if I can, to turn away
lift hand a no - a space to hold
within, softening breath opens
in return 
those eyes watch - forget
that telling - deafen to
this need, noticed, known
bring to the eye
call out, truth mine