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THE POET

   The Poet     Yes, the poet knows solitude The hard side of the wood The rough side and callow, the bare and the rawhide splintered, sore and fallow .. He knows silent winters Honest earth, bitten raw Hooded … Continue reading

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WAVES

  WAVES Countless, phosphorous, rushing and over the smooth stones, they fall Overlapping earth boundaries wearing at the harsh edge of form Gathering, shaping, smoothing destinies, times mementos Here they lift, there they fail each one a measured throw a … Continue reading

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JESSICA MADLALA

Jessica Madlala *** I never had cause to doubt her Her smile could open gates Dress crabs, light fires and keep me warm at night She smelled of sandalwood it seemed to me Certainly some natural spice, warm and tasty It … Continue reading

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HONEY POT

> << The uncomfortable truth like a swollen river flooding carries purpose with waste and a tune you may only whistle <<< >>> No one can hold a soft, black moth or a paper fly in a calloused hand without … Continue reading

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COMMON PEOPLE

Common People The common man is hidden He hides Society once dressed him in grey And navy But now out of the magician’s hat Badly free Punctured skin and stored notes NHS notes Honey bee hives, sweet and gammy Political … Continue reading

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