Edward Dzonze Poems
- The Black Teacher Even if it rains in white snow, I will ...
- Of Singles One after another she took them off and throw ...
- Crying A Cry Never mind the gruesome scars on my face, ...
- Arabella She gave me a gun and showed me where to shoot i ...
- A Moment I've been holding on to a toy gun as my shield of ...
- On The Day Of The African Chil... They knows no shelter but ...
- This Way To My College If you were not at my college, this ...
Born on the 4th of June 1989 Edward attended Mufakose 1 High School.Poetry has ever been a passion for Edward, in 2007 he joined a contingent of budding writers perfoming at the Book Cafe for The House of Hunger Poetry Slam.Not yet published, the poet will explore all Literature avenues to reach out to the poetry hungry fanatics. more »
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The Black Teacher
Even if it rains in white snow,
I will shelter my head under a black umbrella.
For the white storm
that splattered the bones of Nehanda and Kaguvi,
I will dangle a black pendent on my chest.
For the white oriented hatred
that narrowed the life of Martin Luther Jnr,
i will drink from a black calabash
to dwell in rememberance.
Even if it pours in red blood,
I will carry with me a black umbrella.
For the black dye
that was used to dye the grey hair of our ageing parents
for sale in foreign lands,
I will not trade this umbrella for a ...