Poem of the Week – DABADDABUNINNA


Never forgetting memories
of yesterday’s agonies
still lingering in my
bodies drained of their blood,
thunder sounds of whips
cracking against black flesh—
I piss/I shit
flesh seperation
lips held together
salt in blood
agony cry
souls                      dying;

Crying away love
creating new evils;
I think like the whip
I move like the whip
I piss
in tears                  and
I hate the whip
and those who use it.

Never will I stop crying
yesterday’s memories will
always linger

I see it today in my
black flesh


Source: http://bombmagazine.org/article/743/four-poems

More about the poet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutabaruka

Image Credit: https://twitter.com/mutabaruka_ja


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s