Jonathan Tafreg

Freshman - 888 Points (October 04,1985 / Mara, Tanzania)

Am Very Busy - Poem by Jonathan Tafreg

Do you think I'm very little man?
Wide like an ocean,
Am very busy.

Get me the world I say,
Babe soft my lotion,
Am very busy.

One who gives me the sweet love,
My heart your portion,
Am very busy.

Babe look at me,
My face, my words, my motion,
Am very busy.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Lyric


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is derived from the chorus of my own song "Am Very Busy" which I composed in 2011 when I was in High School. The song was later recorded in Mbeya City, Tanzania, at the end of 2014 by Kingson of E-Records. The single was aired first at Bomba F.M in Mbeya, then Radio Free Africa in Mwanza (2016)and ranked the first position for several times in the reggae category. I have performed several times in different places, and this song has earned me a very great reputation as an artist, as a poet, as a teacher, and as a Rastafarian. It's about love, and it took me 30 minutes to compose it. I remember during those days, we were competing with other artists from our school in composing songs, we use to select topics randomly and then one would compose the song or poem according to his or her pick. So I picked a love topic, and the first thing that popped in my mind was, a song where I tell a girl how busy I am in love with her, and so "Am Very Busy". To me, this is my best composition as I have employed different literary devices when it comes to analyzing it.

Comments about Am Very Busy by Jonathan Tafreg

  • Jazib Kamalvi (4/25/2018 12:40:00 AM)

    Write comment. A good start, Jonathan. Read my poem, Love and Iust. Thanks (Report)Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (4/24/2018 10:28:00 AM)

    wide like an ocean, good like (Report)Reply

    Jonathan Tafreg(4/24/2018 5:07:00 PM)

    Just a matter of poetic licence, and aesthetic necessity. Thanks for your comment, I have taken it to the heart.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018



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