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»2016 - This Bitch of Year«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, October 6, 2016

It's not a boy's dream
this bitch of a year, boay
to wake up fatherless
longing for the better days
when bitter and better
didn't dwell much further apart

It's not a father's dream
this bitch of a year, boay
to walk to your daughter's lifeless body
It's no a sleep she is not waking up
cold you look at her still stare
and see her cold disappointment

A boy wish he grew stronger
maybe shield his ailing father

A father wishes he was there
to protect the little girl wrangled in wreckage

but it's too late
it's a bitch of a year, boay

For Alpheus Mususumeli Mmbara & Khano Mmbara

Written: October 2016
Tags: Children Death Emotions Sad

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