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Come back my way, Love

By Kgomotso J Kgopa, South Africa: The eighth hour catches her by surprise one morning As she stands on campus' balcony A norm proceeding her daily hustles and struggles, awaiting a lesson For ambition knows and calls her by name Eyes in natural position In no real attempt to defy laws of science Gliding down the fourth floor to the Earth's […]

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The Third Man

By Kgomotso J Kgopa, South Africa: This bed that witnesses my short lived joys of life – come sunrise Is the same bed that sees my pains and shames of life – come sunset For joy cometh in the morning But as the sun touches down for rest, discontent overshadows me Life's heavy burdens, I cannot carry anymore Heavy laden, […]

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Facebook Love

Kgomotso J Kgopa, South Africa: Fingers dribbling across the keyboard, 'Qwertying' rapidly as they try to keep up rhythm, pace and space With my pounding heart as I sincerely pour it to her.   A sense of security rests on me As I suddenly behold Love in its purity while I deeply search and express Portions of my emotions.   […]

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Long awaited beginnings

By Kgomotso J Kgopa, South Africa: The events that took place on a Saturday, The 30th March 1991 were by far spectacular Walks of life began Crawls of life rather Gradually evolving into matured steps The African landscapes and terrains braced And graced themselves for my footsteps Paths opened Magnetic fields aligned Mother Nature's intentions for navigation devised a natural […]

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I am a migrant too

By Kgomotso J Kgopa: Sun of a new dawn Suspended in mid horizons Sunlight my guidance into the infinite Sees me enclosed in a metallic assemble on four wheels On travel via Mabopane highway First stop: “Short left” on Nelson Mandela drive In pursuit of education A dream that is to awaken the forgotten dreams of my people At the […]

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The love I can’t pursue anymore

By Kgomotso J Kgopa: Barren soul that conceives no emotions To help pursue the love affair of which you and I have my skat. Black, dead roses Heads on one side Coated by the dark smoke-ashes, trashes Emanated by the once burning love and passion!   Petals…more like metals, They are now like razors, thorns now like needles! Exactly the […]

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