Category: Literary works

I AM GENERAL

I’ve never known you to be so callous You’ve bought the right I suppose, Among the ranks I am general Of those that lived unwell. “Cast your thoughts on your shame Your only hope is to be forgotten Life’s end is no mystery You...

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MISTAKE By Charity Mloza

She made a mistake She felt beautiful every time he was around She thought it was love so her ears she blocked He undressed her and she let him He ruined her future and she regretted it   She made a mistake For I was born and he...

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I KNOW I CAN by Esther Mbale

Growing up, I accepted what society gave me I accepted that women should lean on men It was normal seeing a man beat his wife I thought that was sign of a strength I accepted what I was told: that only men are intelligent And...

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CAUSE I KNOW by Faith Mtoso

Close those eyes but don’t close them tight Cause I know if you if you close them tight That I will never see you again   Hold my hand and hold it tight Cause I know if you don’t hold me tight That I will never see you again  ...

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DON’T

Don’t discriminate when it comes to friendships If you do, you may never broaden your mind Don’t segregate when instead you should make peace Segregation only destroys love but fuels war Don’t underestimate someone because of...

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HEARTLAND

  I sat next to a man with a broken heart on the bus. I heard the ventricle doors Being slammed Off their hinges Strong valves rendered helpless As he held the photo of A smiling beauty in his hands I heard the cracking sound of...

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KEEP KNOCKING

Knock and it shall be opened to you You will find freedom and joy too For God is awesome And invincible Always by your side In Him you shall abide So seek, child, and knock. He’s there,...

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