Hannington Mumo

Silver Star - 3,566 Points (17th November 1987 / Kenya)

Hannington Mumo Poems

361. A And B And C And D 1/11/2011
362. The Secret 3/12/2015
363. Keep On Keeping On! 11/11/2010
364. Late Love 3/17/2015

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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti Abdulrazak Aralimatti (3/28/2015 5:23:00 AM)

    Your poetic achievement in such a young age is truly admiring.Go ahead in life bro.May God shower his greatest blessings on you.

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Best Poem of Hannington Mumo

Late Love

Are you the Aphrodite of the Greek tales
Or the Artemis who admirers drooling sent?
No, for Aphrodite had her little flaws
And Artemis the fortunes of Orion bent.

Nor are you the stunning star that the Magi led.
For the over-told story of the Magi is as old as dirt
But your drowsy rounded eyes look so cunning fresh;
The kind of tools that the will men pervert.

The famous Ishtar cannot be your match
For she lured with looks in order to kill;
And Inanna may have tried to rival you a bit
Had she not given in to Dumuzi’s antique skill.

And tired ...

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In The City

Writhing out of an empty tummy
I jump out of bed to journey,
Inspired by the tic-tac of the clock
That starts to fade as I walk.

The day presents no fortune at all,
The Indian tells me business that continues to fall
And that I should try the following day;
Perhaps luck might come my way.

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