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Lawrence Mbata Poems
I have not come to please, but to displease; I have come to prickle your souls; For men shall stand but, fall at my sight. I am myself Death, I end every existence.
My Mama Africa
In your misery, all i wished for was a passage into Africa. I heard them scream 'push', and yes, you did. You pushed me into Africa, mama. I felt your joy when you heard me yell.
My Mother's Land
My mother's land, a land of tears; where fear grips the heart, where death has chosen as it's bed and leave nothing but sorrow to bear...............
Comments about Lawrence Mbata
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
I have not come to please, but to displease;
I have come to prickle your souls;
For men shall stand but, fall at my sight.
I am myself Death, I end every existence.
You need not fear me, for I signed a treaty with your maker.
I am here and near, never far away.
To some, i end their painful nights;
to some, i take away from this dreadful earth, happiness.
I am not to blame for the pain i inflict,
I am just the opposite of Life;
we both are constant, for nature to play.
But, men choose to prefer life to me.
I am myself Death, I am nature's ...