Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

Rookie - 34 Points (27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)

Carry Me (A River) - Poem by Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

carry me (a river)

carry me a river
take i there, by the river
let the cool breeze wash away the pain
from within me not in vain

carry me a river
where the sweet melodies of the birds reign
the birds in a singing mood so plain
wipe off my mind from the railing train
and carry me over yonder to clear my brain
as you carry me a river

carry me a river
by the river side
the pebbles and the bubbles
clear as water by the stream
as you carry me a river
told me the best poor surrogate of wisdom is pride
but intelligence and self trust will avoid troubles
not even in your dream

carry me a river
in touch with i roots
in my gideon boots
and some khaki suites

carry me a river
to dream a better me
and look back to see
the horizon by sundown
lost but not a clown
with my thinking crown
i stood up to go back-a town

next time
carry me a river on time
though you carry me there for some time
but next time
carry me a river on time

® ntema, o.p.
ntema85@yahoo.com
©25.08.2011
2133h rs


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 5, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, September 5, 2011


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