Gabriel Mbusya

Rookie - 80 Points (Makueni, Kenya)

Leaves Fall Dry - Poem by Gabriel Mbusya

I eulogized my home; poor Savannah,
In a note to a reply to dear Anna;
-In muse of changes to failing rains:
Grass will grow to lofty greens,
Flowers blossom wildly,
And life gets on merrily,
But all tempered with hunger-
The lack of basics brings anger:
Even if the seeds would sprout
After the rains-ending drought,
Seasons temper to boredom,
In songs the local seek freedom,
Just as tourist flock around,
Camera flick without sound,
Nights are broken into a cry
And that's when leaves fall dry.

Topic(s) of this poem: social

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  • Gold Star - 69,929 Points Gajanan Mishra (8/25/2014 5:03:00 AM)

    nights broken in to a cry, good writing, thanks, (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 25, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, August 25, 2014

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