Edward Dzonze

Rookie (4 june 1989 / Rusape)

Edward Dzonze Poems

1. Cassanova On The Bedside 4/23/2012
2. This Way To My College 4/24/2012
3. On The Day Of The African Child 4/24/2012
4. A Moment 5/1/2012
5. Arabella 5/1/2012
6. Crying A Cry 6/7/2013
7. Of Singles 9/6/2013
8. The Blackest Black 9/6/2013
9. The Day After 11/7/2013
10. The Black Teacher 6/7/2013
Best Poem of Edward Dzonze

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 ...

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