Poetry Corner

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Risk By Emmanuel Otieno Obwanga It’s night, Full of light, The owl mourns, The band brawls, Quick or rather slow, Before it turns into snow, He had might, Yet I was bright, He was unloved , I was loved , Yet we all, Bound with something small, But bigger than a mall, The Risk   …

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The Rose

The Rose* by Emmanuel Otieno Obwanga   The wind blew , Trees that made it due, Shackle shackle like spree, The goose leapt with dew, Cold and breezing, Dancing with joy amazing, The old man , Holding his gun, Bold like gold, Fought and wrote, “My youth” Strong and uncouth, Still bright and clear, Shine …

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Love II


  By Ssesimba Mahad The leader sat in his comfortable chair, And imposed a curfew It is rare for me to agree with him, But this time, the measure is necessary. I thought about it all night That we might never meet again.   The roads are closed but I will walk in your dreams, …

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  By Omemo Spinks   When I smile, you smile at me. I wink and you do. I stretch out to reach you and you also do. I like you because you are alert and never in abeyance. You only become different when I start to sing and dance. You pantomime, contort your face and …

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