A secret pot
A covered fire
A hallowed craft
I will steal your breath.
Taboos and omens
barrenness of ancestral intellect
I will crack the walking stick
blackened by smoke and snuff
I will crush the Mbisu
besides the ashes of fires long dead
and uproot the sacred trees from this land
I will give you a place in the museum that I shall build
so that generations can learn of your
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.