Categories
POETRY

COMMON GROUNDS

As Pakistanis break the code of Kenya’s friendshipAnd France act roarers fearing a Russian takeover in MaliAs Ethiopia sacks UN representatives for meddlingAnd Ghana battles sensational and degrading newsUganda’s coffee people cry for a pull out…from world tradeWhat is happening to our world? IIMerciless rainsHot headed sunWicked windsVile volcanoesNo one is spared of nature’s angerYet […]

Categories
POETRY

TAKE A CUE

As the earth wheels to times unknownWith its anger so visible shownThrough its disasters which we term overblownLet us take a cue and work to help it calm IIFor Cornflowers have seen droughts and floodsBunchberry has seen a heatwave killing manyThe Golden Wattle has burned in catastrophic panic and destructionAnd now The Red Carnation suffers […]

Categories
POETRY

PROTECT ME

Protect me Protect me from the scratches of naughty spears …from the thirst of power vampires …from the hunger of deranged economic maniacs Protect me Please protect me II Protect me Protect me from hounds of development …the arms of insurgents …from falling into the qualms of elephants You know I’m a blossoming grass Protect […]

Categories
POETRY

PREPARE

When light bleeds out of day And the sky swallows the moon And fireflies kill their light And the world’s energy fails What will lead eyes to see …amidst the fear of minds As frantic hands try a feel? II When the earth gulps seas …and rivers And clouds decide to hide When saliva evaporate […]