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72 poems tagged NATURE


»Supernova«

by Jovi Waqa, May 7, 2017

Stars / Its beginning is magnificent / Birthed in space / Within a colorful cloud of gas and dust / Called a nebula / / After its birth / It begins to burn / Burning furiously in a ball of hydrogen / Illuminating our skies / In the day / And more beautifully / In the night / / As it nears its end / It refuses… read more »


»Prayer To Self«

by Buduziri Owhonda, Jan 24, 2017

If they've filled you with hate / Then it can only be fate / If you expend it on them, / But may mercy tug at your hem. / Live above it. / / If they've filled you with lies / Causing you to descend from highs / Only remember to draw nigh / And disillusion yourself with truth; / Then you are unfit to be a…  sign in to read more »


»Away from me near my heart«

by Pulkit Hindustani, Oct 2, 2016

I see you in elegance of night pursuing moon and stars, / the crickets song cherish your pride, / but they say, my fate betray. / How then you in every sent lay, / you mesme…  sign in to read more »


»This Is Now«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 6, 2016

Well this could be the Renaissance or This Could Be Now... / a circle dance in the hour of the Northern Mockingbird... / Venus in Pisces by chance...a wild and crazy romance / serenaded by sweetest sonnets ever sung... / enchanted by fragrances of Jasmine and Meer... / well in the shadow of moonlight we…  sign in to read more »


»Angry Eagle«

by Bo Lanier, May 13, 2016

Loyal to the mount and the sky above / The Eagle really only wants to soar high / On the wings of love / Oh but lest he be provoked he can be your / Worst enemy or your worst nightmare... / He is a force to be reckoned with I swear / Now he is fast on your heels moving in for / The kill because you brought…  sign in to read more »


»In The Land of the Red Rising Sun«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 20, 2016

Well and was this another seal broken / As the Pacific Ocean came crashing / Down over the red rising sun... / You stumble around on shaking / Grounds...so much disaster and / Destruction you wonder what else / Is to come as the night sets in... / The darkness is like a Demon you / Cannot escape and every…  sign in to read more »


»Going to Groblersdal in the morning«

by Jacques Sprenkie Mateya, Mar 1, 2016

There is sunrise here and there / And lights here and there / Oddity and rarity I look, / Where the dark fades to / Trees in Mountain look sleepy. / And there are no birds of the sky in the sky. / / 06H00, I leave the village. / A glimpse at our dilapidate houses / To incline esteem / / Hopes high and…  sign in to read more »


»Me and me«

by Milad Khk, Sep 17, 2015

It is amazing time to see life. / I think I am so far with this time. / It is night, it is dark. / It is breeze, my mind is freeze. / I just smell lawn, it is just heart / The breeze mixed with smell of life. / Now it is time to lie down on the lawn. / I feel the breeze, it comes near me. / I can feel it,…  sign in to read more »


»This kind of love«

by Abongile Gwele, Sep 7, 2015

A love that will never end. That will never be changed. / A love so deep it entangles and marries souls in melodies of hummingbirds and orchestras of the universe's heartbeat. / A love so unconditional the coldest days of June and hottest of November are mirror reflections. / A love so pure the moon…  sign in to read more »


»When love makes sense«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 14, 2015

The air looks like that song that stays on your fingers and makes hearts smile / Your favourite song tastes like a medley of ice-creamcream, pop-corn and marshmallows all dipped in rich darks chocolate / Food sounds like the orchestra of toes in socks strutting their way on wooden floors / Each breath…  sign in to read more »


»And if they ask«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 4, 2015

And if they ask me about you I'll tell them exactly who you were / You lasted far more than just a moment when I first laid eyes on you / When I looked at your eyes the first time you drew me in so deep / Your gaze stirred my insides / It was an odd and disturbing feeling / So disturbing I wanted a…  sign in to read more »


»Time«

by Lefa Malatji, Jun 1, 2015

Today is here and I'm still alive, / And like time, / Its soon to pass. / / Tomorrow will come, for some of us. / But like today, / It shall fade away. / / Yesterday left, / Without saying goodbye, / But time still stayed, and changed our lives. / / Though unnoticed its still loyal. / We can't change it,…  sign in to read more »


»Mindless Me«

by Uddalak Banerjee, Jan 27, 2015

I love to eat, I love to drink, / I love to sleep, I love to dream, / The more I think or so it seems, / There are no end to my love it seems. / / I have always thought, at times a lot, / but then again I soon forgot, / For me a life never quite ends with a dot, / For it soon changes like a wild moth.…  sign in to read more »


»Power of words«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Nov 6, 2014

When I was but a young girl I just loved opposites, then I didn't know they attract. / Defying the odds and always being the odd one out, now I only find out it's what they call gender. / Female, feminine, phenomenal are words I started understanding when I became a young woman. / Pubic, puberty is not…  sign in to read more »


»Rays of the sun«

by Choene Alley Semenya, Sep 29, 2014

When the clouds were lugubrious, there were drops from the sky; / The infinitesimal, delicate drops. But yet I wonder why / In the morn, instead, the rays of the sun / Tanned and withered flowers indefinitely on the run. / How should a sun shine without tanning? / Woebegone shining of the sun; the…  sign in to read more »


»Sun«

by Choene Alley Semenya, Sep 29, 2014

The new sun hath risen again and shone / O beauteous sun, its flawless perfection it hath shown. / Thus light from it wast of haven impeccably urged, / For the destiny of its evil deeds- concomitant wast yet purged. / None hiatus in the mist of its smirk to bepaint its gross, / Nor that that it loved so…  sign in to read more »


»Our Cultures Forgotten«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Our Cultures Forgotten, / Mother Tong Never Spoken, / Equality never shared and Friendship never cherished. / / We are lost by our fathers, abandoned by our mothers / laughed at by our neighbors, taken grant-age by our friends / and even killed by our loved ones. / / Our Souls are no more treasured, Money…  sign in to read more »


»Beneath the earth«

by Tiema Muindi, Jun 5, 2014

Sometimes I wonder / What's really happening / Beneath the earth / Where many sleep in eternity / Beneath the earth / Which is full of mysteries / And the silence beneath? / / Sometimes I wonder / The silence beneath / That veils their fate / The cold and heat / That shrouds their remains / / Sometimes I wonder…  sign in to read more »


»A Leafless Tree«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 7, 2014

None sow the seeds; / The dry seeds / of the deadly sins; / All just burst / to a form by itself; / Otherwise you will / surely find its / brand name; / trade mark / or even the / historical imp…  sign in to read more »


»My own blue river flows!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 7, 2014

By tinkling its silver anklets, / She, my own blue river flows / in twilight! / / the sand shores and waves / forget themselves; while in a wet kiss; / Then in a lovely embrace! / / By tinkling its silver anklets, / she, my own blue river flows / in delight! / / Is she is in a pain of parting / Or is it a…  sign in to read more »


»The beat in Beauty«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Dec 11, 2013

Music... / The only way to describe her / For she moves / Left and right pedalling her feet / Short cut hair / Body shaped like a pear / Majestic hand manoeuvres / Moving synchronous to the beat / As she oozes down the street / / Slight jingles / Articulated by her bangles / Dimples / Slight pimples / With a…  sign in to read more »


»The awakening of a woman«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 5, 2013

The awakening of a woman, / while the sun rose before her eyes, / and set behind her future... / Beauty so profound, / even I as a woman can see... / she brings out the side of anyone in which we rarely shows... / The awakening of a woman who had been asleep, / for quite sometime, / she made it a point to…  sign in to read more »


»Ice«

by Richard Thomas, Apr 18, 2013

It soothes my sores / And cools my drinks / And makes the floors / For skating rinks. / It floats in punch / In cubic form. / It's fun to crunch / When I feel warm. / It's great for sleds / And pucks and falls / And penguin beds / And igloo walls. / On frigid days / It's hail or sleet / Or frozen glaze / That…  sign in to read more »


»Sometimes«

by Pope Tuggen, Mar 16, 2013

Sometimes winter comes / And it is beautiful / To us petty hearts. / / Sometimes the wind blows / Our way with rain / To colour our fields. / / Sometimes the heavens / Light up with golden rays / To give us summer. / / Sometimes the lilies bloom / Pretty as white valentine / Showing us romance in nature.…  sign in to read more »


»Dawn«

by Leo Long, Jan 18, 2013

I swung wide my shutters this morning at dawn, / To witness the beauty as another day was born, / Too early I'd risen for the dark of night yet hung there, / Her eyes still sparkeled and indigo graced her hair. / / Slowly as her cheeks flushed with rose / And periwinkle adorned her face at night's close…  sign in to read more »


»High Seas«

by Leo Long, Jan 18, 2013

The waves of that night / Were wilder than could be / There was no safe or sound place in sight / And the vessels bobbed like corks upon the sea. / / The churning of the mailstrom with mouth open wide / Pulled me violently nearer with each twist / Deeper still sank i, struggling against the tide,…  sign in to read more »


»Fireflies Serenade«

by Mary Kettle, Jan 11, 2013

A thousand stars I thought I saw / but no just silly fireflies throwing a ball / All so beautiful their lights did shine / creating a beautiful dance in my mind / I danced and played all through the night / nor more darkness was there insight / I became one of them in the end / with a light inside that…  sign in to read more »


»No Weather nor Element«

by Darlyne J, Jan 11, 2013

No temperature. Above, there's no sky, / Nor any light but maybe this would be cured / So I asked many others and this is what I heard / The sun had a heatstroke and then it burned / The ocean couldn't swim and so it drowned / The ground was defeated when it became destructive / The wind blew away…  sign in to read more »


»Hey Woman«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Aug 20, 2012

Hey woman, wonderfully and fearfully made. / A flower that blossoms in all seasons, areas and atmospheres. / / Your scent gives breath of fresh air / Your presence brightens the day / / Woman your range and brand does not end / uprooted and planted elsewhere it does not change you, it makes you even…  sign in to read more »


»Seas, the barriers«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Aug 13, 2012

No tide must scrape off / Even the sand dunes of this land, / carrying its grains in gales or cyclones, / or hurricanes across the seas / to lands where aliens live. / Oceans, seas be perpetual barriers / While waves that eddy in them be perpetual washers of greedy winds / that wish to fight the dust of…  sign in to read more »


»Beauty in Solitude«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jul 4, 2012

Taste every piece of the blowing wind / The wild jungle be the eyewitness of silence / The red of volcano will be uncovered / Tweeted the deepest heart loved / / Beautifying the heart atmosphere missing / Fulfilling its loving atmosphere / Affixing with words and true love / Dreaming hope which is always…  sign in to read more »


»A Man From Behind The Eruption Ashes«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 18, 2012

(the story from Merapi Eruption) / / The black ashes closing the sky and mountain darker / liked a curtain in the great stage of megaplex theater / Thunder dancing, clashing the sky unto the river / Mountain moving, loudly singing the deathly lover / / I went down, I went to villages surround / Bare,…  sign in to read more »


»Mind mining, mining mind«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 18, 2012

To: academic and humanistic value / / Gold bulldozer eco-friendly stamped of humanism moved on the green-black soil / While the pond of blood; fond of sloth students absorbed for the gasoline line of fine / The wide blade moving the green-green soil digging searching the undercover gold of mind / While…  sign in to read more »


»Illusions«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Jun 15, 2012

The sky, its light blueness / Only a few kilometers away- / As to the eyes' perception, / Just like an anarchist impression of reality. / The horizon line beyond squatting mountains- / Where hawks fly in untraceable trajectories / And hillocks are molehills- / Where magicians go to lament in pain / Seeking…  sign in to read more »


»Park Place Monopoly«

by Edward Iacona, May 16, 2012

When the weather is pleasant / To escape things that's vitriolic. / My dog and I will go to the park / And bask in a place that's more bucolic. / / Jack is the name of my dog / A concept that would find him "fumin'" / As I am convinced that he truly / Believes I really am his human. / / He must be kept on…  sign in to read more »


»Living gloriously without purpose«

by Bruce Gorton, May 3, 2012

The cartoon speaks of some great destiny / And the priest calls for his eternity / That desperate scramble time feared / To survival they say we are geared / And yet I do not feel that strange yearning / For that purpose they spend life burning / / The sun falls in red tea skies / Darkness falls over our…  sign in to read more »


»Pass-by Troops«

by Gideon Eze, Apr 23, 2012

Berg of the Nation's pride we are; / out-gone for our navel with courage of anger, / thirst for mid-isolation we marched, / hunger for equality - we halt, / in de-exploitation coup we conch, / in ask of our independence want. / / Patriotic troops we are / out-worn by the wrath of arbitatry seats, / out-worn…  sign in to read more »


»Lorca Dreaming«

by Ewen Carmichael, Apr 19, 2012

I sit alone. My legs over the precipice. / Cap de Creus. / There's a piano playing blues somewhere. / Sirenas cries, / wipes the tears from my eyes. / Aphrodite sings, / half in, half out of the moonwater. / What song! What liberty! / My youth gone. / / The wild heather burns, / the pine is charcoal and…  sign in to read more »


»Life as a Metamorphosis«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Jan 27, 2012

The valleys seen in their sand-grayness / Whorls of trees, shrubs, grasses / That several years where suns, moons, stars of the earth, / Once littered the veldts like rock granules have disappeared / Capturing the distant past and placing it abreast with the present / Puzzles environmentalists and even…  sign in to read more »


»Teardrops from heaven«

by Leo Long, Dec 22, 2011

Pitter-patter; tears on the roof, / The world sleeps knowing not the grief, / And in dawning hours the gage is proof / Of a tear shed for life... oh so brief! / / The face of the sky is darkly troubled, / Unnoticed by the sleeping world below / Unconcerned nor woken by the tear drops doubled / Weeping o'er…  sign in to read more »


»The candle of life«

by Leo Long, Dec 22, 2011

Fresh from the incubator... we come out a box, / Newly born and eager to burn. / The doctor's smack lights the wick, / A weak flicker is the start. / / In his teens the wind bends the flame to go with the flow, / But flickering moments of dark then light / Teach it straight to grow / And that the way of…  sign in to read more »


»The leather bound novel«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

I pull open the cover, / a trap door to the deck. / "Weigh the anchor!" / and with a splash the adventure begins. / / "Trim your sails!" / and the curtain flaps behind me. / The bow of Old Salt splits the waves / and I wipe the spray from my glasses. / / There's mutiny aboard the ship. / With cutlasses drawn…  sign in to read more »


»Rain«

by Abdullah Seedat, Oct 20, 2011

grey clouds in the sky...foreboding backdrop... / water in the sea reflects grey sky. / under the sky not a spot remains dry, / the rain is thudding against the rooftop. / / raindrops into puddles fall with plop-plop. / like teardrops on branches the raindrops hang / in hearts evoking melancholy pang...…  sign in to read more »


»Some Call This Life«

by Constantinos Grigoriadis, Sep 29, 2011

Don't search for apples anymore. / The apple tree has died. / It gave all the apples that it had. / Now it is nothing more than a piece of wood. / Nobody has interest for an apple tree without apples. / Nobody gives it some water to survive. / Not even the dry mother earth. / Nobody. / This is the fate for…  sign in to read more »


»Once Upon A time«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Jun 29, 2011

Show me those rivers / where we fished and swam / while the cattle, on their / banks, grazed green grass. / / Where have the forests gone / where we picked yellow mushrooms and ate bright red berries / that turned our tongues red? / / What happened to those days / when we gathered at full moon / and played…  sign in to read more »


»Revenge«

by Andi Abderrahmane, Jun 27, 2011

Vast skies, the tiny drop's soul now ascending / Dying, to heaven helplessly heading / On the ground, a corps, dried, into vapour turning. / Hard-hearted heat, its flesh mercilessly still biting. / / A condoling cloud the driblet's life saving / Caring, on its back with compassion carrying / Fleshier,…  sign in to read more »


»In many places«

by Bruce Gorton, May 18, 2011

I find peace in many places / In the sunbird's quick flittering / Wings amongst red bells glittering / In the field of blowing gold grass / Shimmering as clouds above pass / I find peace in these spaces / / But you come with your theology / You proclaim this but biology / And with this you make war / On the…  sign in to read more »


»Up Yonder«

by Taahir Chagan, May 17, 2011

I'm taking to the road / I'm going home / Up yonder / Far up yonder / / The dust-ridden sandy trail / Is lined with reddish orange leaves / That fall gracefully from the big tall oak trees / Which parallel the long winding way / / I'm welcomed by the lively Sunday market / On the cobble-stoned town square…  sign in to read more »


»Your rain is coming«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, Jan 5, 2011

Even though the sun is not shining / And you have no light for direction. / Even though the wind is blowing / And you are not right in position. / Hold on, for your rain is coming. / / Even though the world is full of noise / And it gives you confusion. / Even though there are flashes of lightning / And it…  sign in to read more »


»Winter morning«

by Vuyo Sigidi, Nov 3, 2010

Winter morning on June / Splintering across my room / feel the cold air around me / I'm sold for fever, ever changing / like the season for no reason. / / Funny what happened to the hot, hot / Weather, sunny there was no need for leather, rain flow down my brains, I long for spring like the song that…  sign in to read more »


»Night«

by Aboo Hansa, Jul 30, 2010

The thick white fog slowly starts to creep in / Ominous and eerie / As day changes into a black coat with tiny diamantes / The air still and animals exult from the reprieve of the days heat / Frogs croak in tune with the crickets and night owls / An orchestra unfolds in the silence of night / Nocturnal…  sign in to read more »


»Euphoric Embezzlement«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 25, 2010

I learn to fall in love with myself again / and have candle light dates with my shadow... / Converse with my cerebral cortex and hope that the sound echoes off the walls like a bat / And like this creature, I will find my way in the dark / when I am unable to see by listening to my instincts / / I feel…  sign in to read more »


»Beyond The Eyes«

by Tiema Muindi, Jun 22, 2010

I know when the winter sets in / There will be cold and flu / Days are short / Nights are long / / I know when I see death / It's cold / It's mysterious / It's unknown / No man lived to tell. / / I know when I see tears / Its pain / Its sorrow / Its heartbreak / At times its joy / Its happiness. / / I know when…  sign in to read more »


»Sea of Morality«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 22, 2010

Never a matter of superstition / Nor a matter of dillusion / / As these salt hit the ground / May it cleanse my soul from your turmoil / / Wash away / Like the tides of the current / / Sync my rhythm to the moon / Never to be swayed by you / But to be guided by the wind / / Euthanasia / In every depth lies…  sign in to read more »


»Mary J«

by Taahir Chagan, Jun 9, 2010

Some kind of nature / Some kind of soul / / Some kind of mixture / Some kind of majesty / / My name is Mary / Mary Juana / I'm widely known / For my special qualities / / I'm straight outta heaven / Sent with love / I'm cool, calm and collected / As well as peaceful and tranquil / / I inspire peace / Of mind / Of…  sign in to read more »


»Cautious Coals«

by Esther Odendaal, Mar 18, 2010

A singular sweet breeze / Blew cautious coals alight / The shortest little burst / Fanned flames that burned so bright. / They flushed and danced with joy / Just thrilled to be alive / Sick of simply smouldering / Delighted to connive. / The wind had blown before / With power and with force / This time wafted…  sign in to read more »


»My Creative Writing«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Dec 23, 2009

I would like to explore my purpose in this world. / I have a legacy to fulfill, not to be silly, I want to know what it is. / I want to be called on a top assignment by the government and / it has to do with my creative writing. / I want to go where my rainbow takes me in unlimited skies. / I time…  sign in to read more »


»The Lightning«

by Esther Odendaal, Dec 4, 2009

I've been struck by lightning / A bolt out of the blue / Caught me unawares / As through the sky it flew. / / It pierced my hardened heart - / Shot through every vein / Setting fire to baggage / Gathered from past pain. / / Paralyzed pretenses / Denial opened wide / Damaged all defenses / Cracked my paltry…  sign in to read more »


»All About the Honey«

by Esther Odendaal, Oct 5, 2009

If I were a flower / And you a buzzing bee / You'd stop a little while / Drink deeply from what's free / / You'd fly away again / With nectar that you sought / You'd take it to the hive / Just like a good bee ought / / Queen Bee would welcome you / Be pleased with what you brought / There would be more honey…  sign in to read more »


»Shade Tree«

by Mary Kettle, Sep 30, 2009

I always find some peace / underneath the branches of a tree / like a huge umbrella it encases me / It shade cools me / its leaves rustle me a song / i find this place so relaxing / so very very calm / All my anxieties and fears soon fade away / There is where my thoughts unravel / All my confusion of the…  sign in to read more »


»The Journey of Life«

by Tiema Muindi, Sep 30, 2009

I made mistakes / In the journey of my life / Some decisions I made / Believing I was right / Some were wrong / And left me wonder why / That I couldn't see them / Even when I saw others cry / In the journey of my life. / / I have gathered wounds / That can not heal / And the scars too / That cannot be…  sign in to read more »


»A Different Light«

by Mary Kettle, Sep 22, 2009

The sun is shining bright today / it hits the branches in many angles many ways / I love life when it is seen in this light / no more darkness or pain in sight / / Only the warmth of the sun shines through / These are the days that are too few / I will enjoy this gift given to me / As in a different light…  sign in to read more »


»If only they knew«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 31, 2009

If only they knew / They wouldn't reach / Just meters away / The journey would end / / If only they knew / They wouldn't last / Just after the honeymoon / The tension would begin / / If only they knew / They wouldn't take it / Just as they part / Loneliness would set it / / If only they knew / There will be war…  sign in to read more »


»Amidst the Boring Brown«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Aug 29, 2009

Amidst the drying grass of July / Where no other would think to lie; / There where th' soil is bone dry / Your roots from it extract / The little moisture th…  sign in to read more »


»Dancing waves«

by Michelle Clark, Jul 8, 2009

Arrogant and stormy; that I can say / Are the waves playing on the rocks today, / Bashing and thrashing as the tide rolls in / Happy and merry songs the jolly waves sing! / / Pretty white bonnets and faces of blue / This is the view of the ocean greeting you. / Dancing and playing with great relieve…  sign in to read more »


»Beginning of a new day«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Apr 13, 2009

Long dark shadows / jumping, dancing, / hiding, scaring, hasting, / as the moon steps back before t…  sign in to read more »


»Earth, Water, Fire and Wind«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 21, 2009

Earth is my greatest home / Where every living thing roams / Land that is full of colorful things / That the mankind must unite in nature preserving / / Water for rivers, seas, lakes and oceans / A symbol of life that should not be ignore even for once / It's for everyone's duty and call / Because the…  sign in to read more »


»Solo Performer«

by Helen Griggs, Feb 27, 2009

Sometimes a falling leaf / May never reach the ground / The wind may catch and take it / And make it swirl around / / So it begins its journey / Being carried by the breeze / Floating high and swooping low / As the currents taunt and tease / / It has the rhythm of a dancer / As it tangos in the air / Doing…  sign in to read more »


»The Sun Devotee«

by Jayram Daya, Feb 10, 2009

Rays disturbs the sleepy darkness. / Humble devotee's up in freshness. / Worshipers wait in respect. / Dew drops remains to protect. / Whispering breeze blows to inspect. / / Tapping energy until it sets / With one seed life is on the run. / Green was the fields with no regrets. / Yellow are the farms when…  sign in to read more »


»Color my world«

by Michelle Clark, Jan 29, 2009

When I close my eyes / Do you know what I surmise? / The brilliant rays of sunny skies. / Little swallows that fly so high. / Bright yellows and orange blossoms, / A purple haze for lazy days, / Velvet blues and calming hues, / Pretty pink to make you think. / Soothing color of grassy green / With chocolate…  sign in to read more »


»Victoria Falls«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Nov 25, 2008

I breathe still air- / early morning dew in the mist, / heart quickens, / as I hear thunder; / I fall into the abyss / Floating upon dew drops / I …  sign in to read more »


»The Zambezi Valley«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Nov 21, 2008

Away from the glitter scatterings / Of modern Harare heights; / Far from the cool grey environs / Of concrete and reflecting glass; / Many, many miles to the north / Where the sun's heat shimmers / Above the solid baobabs and mopanis; / There, where the pachyderms rule, / As they snack on the fruity amarula…  sign in to read more »