MTHOKOZISI NTOKOZO MAPHUMULO

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  • Alancia Lebogang Mogorosi (9/22/2007 11:13:00 AM)

    this is a beautiful piece.

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If There's A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)

Torn from their families
Mothers go hungry
To feed their children
But children go hungry
There's so many big men
They're out making millions
When poverty's profits
Just blame the childrenIf there's a God in heaven
What's he waiting for
If He can't hear the children
Then he must see the war
But it seems to me
That he leads his lambs
To the slaughter house
And not the promised landDying for causes
They don't understand
We've been taking their futures
Right out of their hands
They need the handouts
To hold back the tears
There's so many ...

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The Informal Settlement

you are a shiny city home for helpless
people.you are Gold to those who can
work by selling what ever they can
sell from empty bottles to cardboxes.
you make us proud by keeping us
alive and being next to our bread
Oh Lord see us through raining days
and keep our burning shacks safe