Treasure Island

Jacques Sprenkie Mateya

(September / Dennilton)

African doughter II


Zulu girl of our time
African daughter of our life
Well known by democracy
A rejection of culture
A proper pretension of virginity
Adequate attempt and temptation

Beads rounding her forehead
In black and red
Eyes like of a lamp
Silky skin shines like sea in distance
Mouth coloured like cartoon

Everything is seen
Enough short kitten skin
Covering Natal Region
Dancing tirelessly like hungry tigers
As a chicken in the rain
You can see, but don't touch

Singing like a wolf

A rejection of culture
Black reflection of sorrow
And red represent blood

Submitted: Thursday, June 07, 2012
Edited: Friday, August 10, 2012
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