Poem of the Week – The Hurricane (Kimbunga)

 

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A hurricane once arrived,
In this town of Siyu
Not only for this person nor for that,
It was chaos
It uprooted the baobabs,
But left the palm trees
The hearts were troubled.

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Poem of the Week – Lag Ja Gale (Embrace Me)

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Embrace me because this beautiful night may or may not come again in our lifetime

Embrace me because this beautiful night may or may not come again in our lifetime
May be in this life time we may or may not meet each other again
Embrace me because this beautiful night may or may not come again in our lifetime
May be in this life time we may or may not meet each other again
Embrace me

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Poem of the Week – The Lights at Carney’s Point

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O white little lights at Carney’s Point,
You shine so clear o’er the Delaware;
When the moon rides high in the silver sky,
Then you gleam, white gems on the Delaware.
Diamond circlet on a full white throat,
You laugh your rays on a questioning boat;
Is it peace you dream in your flashing gleam,
O’er the quiet flow of the Delaware?

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