Mpho Petrus Manwedi

Rookie - 10 Points (February 03.1952 / Barkly West/South Africa)

Mpho Petrus Manwedi Poems

1. The Moon 7/2/2006
2. Be A Man 7/2/2006
3. Why, But Why? 7/4/2006
4. Words, How Can I Say Thank You 7/4/2006
5. Who Are You? 7/5/2006
6. Alone And Desolate 7/11/2006
7. Mother 7/11/2006
8. God, Where Are You? 7/12/2006
9. I Wish 7/12/2006
10. Man-Child 7/15/2006
11. Precious 7/19/2006
12. How She Must Have Felt? 7/30/2006
13. The Climb 8/2/2006
14. Listen O' Mothers 8/8/2006
15. What Should I Do? 8/14/2006
16. Do I Go For It? 8/31/2006
17. Why Not? 8/31/2006
18. Imagination 9/20/2006
19. You Beast 10/7/2006
20. Here 1/25/2007
21. Old Man And The Sky 7/30/2007
22. Carols In The Candlelight (Ulco 2010) 1/13/2015
23. Farewell 8/1/2006
Best Poem of Mpho Petrus Manwedi

Farewell

I look at you and I can see sadness on your face
I can feel the weight of the goodbye upon your shoulders
Your eyes brim with tears of farewell
And I ask myself, Why?
I turn to my God and ask, Why?
Why should people meet and cultivate the land of relationship,
And then leave before they can enjoy the fruits of their toil?
But I get no answer.

You have walked this road
Calculated the distances and set your destinations
This here place was your dream and your sweetheart
What has happened to that dream?
Has it turned into a nightmare?
Has your ...

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Be A Man

I was yanked from my mother’s womb
Pushed into this world
Without a choice
Slapped on my behind
Without dignity and told,
Go out there and be a man

I was given toy cars and guns to play with
Thrown into this rough and tumble playground

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