Goodenough Sakhile Dlamini

(08 December 1992 / KwaZulu Natal, Pinetown)

If poetry was a war


If poetry was a war
I should take my shield and spear
I should rise and fight without fear
I would want to die laughing so clear
I would rise again without tears
I would praise poetry as Shakespeare

Ruled by kings all leads the warriors
Run free to entry our victorious
Carrying knifes, swords and shields
Conversation starts by the smell of human blood
As it runs through earth as flood
A man groan but swords make noise,
As they approaches bones
The horse make noise as they loses their legs

But sooner it ends the silent
And breaks the secrets
Altogether praise in one word, begins of regrets
Sophisticated minds and make them mines
If actions was real better than words
If poetry would just act
The ignorant would just end in grave
All as it buried we just grieve

But only, if poetry was a war
I should take my shield and spear
I should rise and fight without fear
I would want to die laughing so clear
I would rise again without tears
I would praise poetry as Shakespeare

Submitted: Monday, May 05, 2014

Topic(s): art


Do you like this poem?
1 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 (If poetry was a war by Goodenough Sakhile Dlamini )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. weird smells, lee fones
  2. Truth, Jonathan H. Scott
  3. Hindi haiku - diwali, S.D. TIWARI
  4. You, With Your Wild Strawberries, Will N.., mary douglas
  5. A jumping bean, Harold R Hunt Sr
  6. A bean, Harold R Hunt Sr
  7. There are heroes, Harold R Hunt Sr
  8. Love counts the hours, Mark Heathcote
  9. My Deck, Harold R Hunt Sr
  10. A trip to rotgut, Harold R Hunt Sr

Poem of the Day

poet Joyce Kilmer

(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)

Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Are you errant strands of Lady Mary's hair?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]