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Category: Poetry

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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The Impala


Wongile
Mbano

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The Impala What is it in an Impala that triggers the most destructive urges in a lion? Is it the helplessness? Is the vulnerability? Is it the powerlessness? Or is it its futile efforts to
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Where does the money go?


Makewana's Daughters

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You receive half a million at work But still struggle to get fees For the children Where does the money go?   You have a plot of houses in town But still live in a
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If I was a novel


Makewana's Daughters

Novels

If I was a novel I’d let you be the main character And let the theme be love. The setting would be our hearts.   If I was a novel I’d express your beauty with
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