mandla zibi

Rookie (30-11-68 / Eastern Cape, South Africa)

Come Then Let Us Fasten Our Minds - Poem by mandla zibi

Come then let us fasten our minds
To this petulant manacle of rhyme
This tyranical word-beat of time
This terror of tyrants of all kinds

For such an age as ours,
Where the number all humanity overpowers
Must be fought not with flowers
But a severity of expression
That scours.


Comments about Come Then Let Us Fasten Our Minds by mandla zibi

  • (7/24/2008 7:18:00 AM)


    i was facinated by the title and i could'n't resist reading and it is great. i love it. deserves ten. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/11/2008 7:31:00 AM)


    foward be the verse, indeed the pen is mightier. The time is of the essence, we must speak now and forever in the words of a poetic piece. this being our mission, no truth will be a lie, no words will ever escape. beautiful!
    -Nkuli
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 29, 2009


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