Hannington Mumo

Silver Star - 3,506 Points (17th November 1987 / Kenya)

Hannington Mumo Poems

361. Keep On Keeping On! 11/11/2010
362. Late Love 3/17/2015

Comments about Hannington Mumo

  • 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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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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Hearts Do Throb

(For Kenyan athletes assiduously winning medals in Commonwealth games in Delhi, India; 13th October 2010)

A patriot to death my heart does with satisfaction throb
For yours is praiseworthy an effort and so sterling a job;
You’ve crowned us with gold and silver and bronze
And which is pricelessly more, a dignity so noble
That our hearts do throb with pride and dance.

The world would better about us embrace second a thought,

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