Hannington Mumo

Gold Star - 6,085 Points (17th November 1987 / Kenya)

Epitome - Poem by Hannington Mumo

His life was marked by infinite strides,
Breakable down into a chanted psalm;
And a doleful hymn after psalters' word,
Plus a petition to bid the kingdom come.

Keener listeners his recitals yet might hear
In plaintive crescendos in misty auras near;
Are not his footsteps bold in deathless ink,
On dark planes along the latent silvery link?

His ever-pledged faith soared on basis lean:
Choice psalms to check soul's bubbly brims;
Caroled hymns to shut heart's bestial whims;
Tacit prayers for mind and conscience clean.

Opposing these no devilish heads may rise;
No mortal skin more lethal ammunitions kept
In trinity synchrony winning wars against vice;
Blazing witty fires beyond Eden's eternal debt.

With a psalm and a hymn and contrite prayer,
He fought and slew old fogs that trillions dare.

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death


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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 8, 2019

Poem Edited: Friday, November 8, 2019


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