Mathew Lewis

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18 years in Joburg.6 years in Cape Town. A mother in Christchurch, a father in Dar es Salaam...Still not sure where or what is home...Which is possibly the overriding theme in my poetry; the search for home. Be that literally or metaphorically, geographically or thematically. I find myself obsessed with the notion of existence and the apparent absurdity of the world in which we all exist. Is the ... more »

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  • Salir Airosa (9/11/2006 10:51:00 PM)

    This is one amazing poet; whether it be rhyme and rhythm or freeverse, he continues to astound and hold his readers in suspence and awe. Read his poetry, and you'll be drawn into it in a way you can't resist.

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Suffer the pen
That has to write what I say,
Suffer the words
That have to serve my brain,
Suffer the light
Serving the dark
It seems unworthy
Of this task.
Wounds open and bleeding,
Made worse by the day,
Silence will eat me,
And relish my pain.
All of my deamons
Come back again,
These are the words
That I can not say.

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