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All writings by: Okota Ngoma

THE BEAUTIFUL MAN


Okota
Ng'oma


He used to be her man. She dusts her house again. It doesn’t really need dusting, not after the thorough cleaning she has given it, but you never know. There might be dust lurking somewhere.
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Memory


Okota
Ng'oma

Memory

I make that journey With the rapid pace of a time-traveller No seat-belts to fasten Just sitting here and I’m miles and miles away Miles from somewhere, from nowhere To a place that’s warm That’s
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The Poet Tree


Okota
Ng'oma

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The poet-tree I climb and clamber Searching, I fall, but I go back Climb again, Grasping at the branches of the poet-tree.   I breathe in the scent among the leaves Sometimes it’s like pine,
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