Ben Banda

Rookie (1975 / Kenya)

Ben Banda Poems

1. The Eagle's Flight 9/26/2005
2. Gold Diggers 7/18/2005
3. The Gender Dragon 7/18/2005
4. Thirst For Mandela 7/18/2005
5. Chair By Sunset 7/18/2005
6. Pulpit Of Faith 7/18/2005
7. The Home You Were 9/26/2005
8. To Swallow The World 9/26/2005
9. What Is Joy? 7/14/2005
10. To The Widow 7/14/2005
11. Honey Moon 7/14/2005
12. A Bitter Kiss 7/18/2005
13. Legs 7/18/2005
14. Baby Girl 7/18/2005

Thirst For Mandela

Oh Dear Mandela!
If your soul was an immortal breeze,
Tomorrow wobbling in flames
Half in darkness gobbled,
For you would preciously thirst;
Our shrines, our night lamps,
Vows, bridges… and bonds;
Once were safer, sat,
Today, all recite nothing less,

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