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Behind That Curtain - Poem by DICKSON MSETI

Let me show and tell you my people,
Behind that curtain,
where all the cooking can be attained,
that, all suprises are drowned,
yap'that, where our eyes directed.

Behind that curtain,
decorated with a colourful carpet,
with a big secret underneath,
yeah! that where every eye digging into it.

Behind that curtain,
sorroundedby curious walls,
walls with beautiful dolls,
yap! that every finger would like to touch.

Behind that curtain,
where all decisions are made,
decisions of power and trade,
that may stand years and decades.

Behind that curtain,
drafted with Tanzanite colour,
that may stand for years not hours,
yes, where every heart would like to mingle in.

Behind that curtain,
where I hear a smell,
something like a rotten hell,
yes, that every fly would be pleased to kiss.
that is where you belong and it is yiur home.

Comments about Behind That Curtain by DICKSON MSETI

  • (1/25/2012 3:17:00 PM)

    Good poem Dickson.Well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, January 9, 2012

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