Philani Amadeus Nyoni
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On Her Birthday He Wrote...
I should come bearing gifts
But silver and gold I have none,
No time nor flight to reach your side,
Touch you and pour my heart in song.
I am humbler than the Palestinian carpenter,
So I send the wind to caress your shoulder:
In his gentle touch may you find my hand.
I send the moon to bathe you in his light,
Rest well, the unblinking eye of heaven
Rests upon you by my command.
I send the stars to claim my desires,
If I had a million eyes I'd lay all on you!
Silence I bid to imitate my lonely heart, ...