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WAITING FOR THE DAWN

    Tonight they will sleep fitfully Beneath the starry skies Cowed by violent history, Bloody whims and lies.   As tangible anticipation Seeps across the plains, The dreaming of a waiting nation Effuses through their veins.   Rising wisps … Continue reading

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FIREFLIES UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

Photo:  Kenya post-election violence, 2008*   Nepotism and lies Of those that claim Corruption and tribal ties Do not exist, Insist They’re made up. The Powerful prioritise Personal gain under political guise.   A suffering nation defies Democracy’s demise And … Continue reading

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