Vignettes of a South African Township called Mdantsane

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mxolisi Nyezwa


For days I looked for my poems
for days I looked for my poems in the streets,
and since I could not find them,
light fell like a flower on the lonely square.
the light sounded the drum of a thud.
beauty came groveling forward
and children went for days
without food.

Mxolisi Nyezwa

Pastel Drawing by Amitabh Mitra

1 comment:

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