Abdalla Juma Shenga

Veteran Poet - 1,597 Points (21/01/2015 / Mombasa, Kenya)

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Abdalla Juma is a 4th year student at Pwani University, Kilifi. He is currently doing his B.ed Arts, English/Literature. Born in the coastal city of Mombasa, he was always a passionate student of literature, especialy poetry. Some of his favourite poets are: Allan Edgar Poe, Robbert Frost and T.S. Eliot. It is only recently that he was able to put down some few words on the paper and post some of ... more »

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  • Abdalla Juma Shenga (7/17/2015 6:36:00 AM)

    I try to be good at the good that an good at.

  • Phanice Wamukota Phanice Wamukota (7/4/2015 8:09:00 AM)

    I love your pieces Abdalla. They are sensible, informative and enjoyable to read. May you rise to the levels you envision yourself at. All the best.

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Best Poem of Abdalla Juma Shenga


After a tiresome time at school
With a long stride I walk home
I walk thinking, what went missing
Along the dusty roads I keep thinking

Who among many did I leave a fool?
My thoughts get congested like a traffic jam
Are my students getting what I’m teaching?
Slowly I continue walking

Did I use the right tool?
Was I unfair to some?
Who kept watching,
Unknowingly floating

Knowledge is vast, it’s no small pool
For the diligent it’s light, lighter than foam
For others it’s tough, they keep struggling
Slowly I keep walking

I try ...

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