POEM OF THE WEEK

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Poetry Kona: In loving Memory by Arthur Ageya

December 1, 2019

In loving memory Disturbed My spirits roam my homestead To maintain tranquility in my stead To keep circling vultures at bay That have turned my household prey Pray! My wife is tormented from dawn Sack clothes she don As a kin beseeches for liaison Alas! I watch my formerly faithful concubines thirst Like excited adolescence […]

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Poetry Kona: Mutiny by Arthur Ageya

December 1, 2019

MUTINY Leaves fluster nervously at the wind Flies mill around cautiously The ground gulps hungrily at the red dew The mongrels wag their tails hopefully It’s the feel of mutiny   A public display of recovered confiscates it was An empty purse and a dead phone Flanking the wet ground Engulfed by red stain rocks […]

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POETRY: “Daughter of the Land” by ARTHUR AGEYA

November 2, 2019

Daughter of the land Daughter of the land Here take my former heavenly hand And cautiously chip away my virtues, Pardon my aloof demeanour Let’s avoid the darkest of alleys But keep off the brighter streets Halt! Bless my soul not with such kind of lies and treachery, But pamper my desires with diligence and […]

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Poetry: “My Husband Will Come Home Tomorrow” by ARTHUR AGEYA

November 2, 2019

MY HUSBAND WILL COME HOME TOMORROW My husband will not come home today Meetings will not make him stay away Meetings that last night and day Meetings that leave the breathe stale in the morning He will come to my hospital bed To view my wounds that profusely bled And gaze at my bones that […]

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Poem of the Week: My Dear Nyalango by Arthur Ageya

August 29, 2019

GRAPHICS/COURTESY MY DEAR NYALANGO My spear a salute of defiance Planted many moons ago Suffering from the rust of time Though still refuse to give to torments of nature Firmly embedded in your heart Your father indignantly paces about Not resigned to losing the bout While casting matrimonial doubt Shouting out aloud, ‘No daughter of […]

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