Treasure Island

Audrey Kanyera


Taita (From Taita)


Taita
“Taita, taita, taita” we sing together;
When they screamed, “you can’t”;
We dreamt, “we can”.
When they laughed, “you don’t”
We shouted, “just watch us”
Because taita, we have done it.

With a poetic voice, we sing Taita.
With ululating and dance, we know Taita.
With hearts full of love;
And with joy in our pockets;
We hummed Taita.
Because after all Taita, we have done it.

“Taita, taita, taita” the children sing,
Give me a calabash of sunshine;
Weave me a basket of happiness;
Tie a cloth of gratefulness for me;
Spread it all on a blanket of love;
Because Taita, with your hand in mine.
With real love binding me & you, we have done it.
With a love so rare, Taita.

Submitted: Friday, March 28, 2014
Edited: Friday, March 28, 2014

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On a journey to find something real, you meet so much filth and dirt disguised as real. When you close your eyes and look deep within you, you can tell what is real and what is not. When you find real, you cannot let it go or trade it with the unreal. True love and real friendships can never be traded with something counterfeit.

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