Musa Ndhlovu

Rookie - 164 Points (1994 April 04 / SOUTH AFRICA MPUMALANGA)

A Silent Gun - Poem by Musa Ndhlovu

You don't need a big bang
You can just be invinceabl
You can only be seen by those who knows
You can never be heard

Whenever they make noises in class
The noises to answer questions
You can be there doing nothing about it
You can pretend to not know.

A silent gun don't need a big bang
It is seen by the damage it did
A silent gun don't fight for position
It just do what it dose best.

I don't need to blow my own trumpet
I don't need to show how best I can do
I don't even bother making noise
I don't fight back in words.

Give me a pen and a paper to show you
Give me the task I perform best
Give me the victim to attack
My victim is a question paper to answer
I am, I am the Silent Gun.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

ZANELE SMANGALISO MASANGO, A FRIEND OF MINE WHOM I LOVE, YET SO HUMBLE AND KIND. SILENT SHE IS.

Comments about A Silent Gun by Musa Ndhlovu

  • Rookie - 169 Points Christopher Cariad (11/2/2013 2:39:00 PM)

    A silent gun don't need a big bang
    It is seen by the damage it did
    A silent gun don't fight for position
    It just do what it dose best.

    Really great work here. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (10/8/2012 6:22:00 PM)

    wow this is nice thank you for sharing.. :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 13, 2012


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