charles K wanjohi

Rookie - 117 Points (7/4/1982 / kenya)

Africa's Smile A Mystery - Poem by charles K wanjohi

The center of Africa's smile
A mystery, isn't it?
Children play and sing
Ever smiling and hopeful
Whether the ground dries to death
Whether the stock is done
There's always a smile on Africa's face

You wonder........
Walk on hard ground
With an open sole
Worked on by the tropical sun
Yet, never giving up on life

Yea, sometimes I wonder why
Africa is so as the world views it
But I can't help it
But admire her determination to live and thrive
Thank God for the dark skin
She strongly shield's her self
No matter what
Africa never fails to smile

When the rebels flush her from her home
She walks away though in pain
But looking forward to a better day
How easly she forgives
How she wants to remain human
When all others devalues humanity
How well she cherishes her values
No matter the corruption from the corners of the wind
Africa is Africa
Is a mystery.....

Comments about Africa's Smile A Mystery by charles K wanjohi

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (12/11/2009 8:58:00 AM)

    marvelous... very simple yet very fine literary piece! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 11, 2009

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