Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

(27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)

A Wish


make me a wish
a wish to take me
with you as i sleep now,
wake me a day of another
day of the days of my life
and bless me through,
i have a lot of thinking
and this thinking
is hurting me; i keep thinking,
i have wronged and angered
its been long wondered
yet hard to be; i try,
you are the lamp of my night
the light of my sight
kind, my shield tonight,
to wake up after
and trod on thereafter
and make me a wish.

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poem: 'make me a wish'
book: 'thus spoke ntema: the unknown poet'
year: february 2013
book no.2 of 2013

Submitted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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this piece is about a conversation with the heart and the soul to the giver of life. give thanks to life and live it with purpose and by the grace of the powers that be.

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