Lauwo George

(Mbeya)

Black Dot


A shapeless hapless black dot
As black as a painted devil
Though the devil himself so evil
Is not as dark black as he’s painted.
Is it the only black dot in the pot?

The black ants within the dot
Move so sluggish like dull maggots
Without any proper direction or precaution.
They beg and beg from other dots afar
Beg technologies, machineries and white paint
Their mind and blood too black to invent
And white paint won’t change their blackness.

White ants within the white dots
Make the whole pot sparkling clean, so sheen
Their mind and blood painted white and right
They have huge heads to invent and innovate.
Will the black dot outshine the white dots one day?

Submitted: Friday, January 10, 2014
Edited: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Black Dot by Lauwo George )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The midnight scream, Harold R Hunt Sr
  2. It calls your name., Harold R Hunt Sr
  3. Dogs, Cinzia Wills
  4. Interminable Wanderer, Cinzia Wills
  5. The Sky, Harold R Hunt Sr
  6. That part of your heart, Rolfy Dsilva
  7. The letter puzzle., Harold R Hunt Sr
  8. I am Sorry, Md. Ziaul Haque
  9. If it wasn't for country music, Harold R Hunt Sr
  10. I Really Can't…, Md. Ziaul Haque

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Sonnet I, Sir John Suckling
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. One Art, Elizabeth Bishop
  7. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]