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Marukgwane Moremogolo


Ode To Winnie Mandela


Winnie Mandela
what words should write
of what circumstances
yet the summer rain prophetic not
for a gratitude of a life lived
in the midst of sugarless tea
and comfortless fort
but beauty despairs not
nor chants to a life
desired, erect, conviction-ed,
driven by justice perhaps?

Submitted: Monday, May 12, 2014
Edited: Monday, May 12, 2014

Topic of this poem: passion


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