Marukgwane Moremogolo


Tonight I Write To My Death - Poem by Marukgwane Moremogolo

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Tonight I write to my death
Tonight I breath words
Tonight I eat at the palms of the rhino and miner
I engage the sophistication of injustice
Tonight I cry shaded tears
Of Marikana and the jokes of Cosatu
Tonight I perish not to the truth
But live to the mystery of the poet
Tonight I cry of my umbilical cord
Tonight I realise that am born of a people
Tonight I shall speak
Fear not of spies and their lackeys
Tonight I leap into a trance of my confusion
Tonight I rise, and rise
I dream dreams of hope
Of stories of my unborn daughter
Tonight I become me in fullness


Comments about Tonight I Write To My Death by Marukgwane Moremogolo

  • Rookie - 175 Points Vizard Dhawan (5/20/2013 8:04:00 AM)

    what a nice entry
    well versed
    keep your spirit high
    you are the horse of the long race (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013


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