Jabulani Mzinyathi

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Giving Birth - Poem by Jabulani Mzinyathi

my mind is in labour
the pain is getting worse
the baby is on the way
could be a full term baby
or one destined for the incubator
the pain of a still born one

the pain is getting worse
the waiting will not be long
the naming is on the way
that is the icing on the cake
the pain gives way to joy

Topic(s) of this poem: love and dreams

Comments about Giving Birth by Jabulani Mzinyathi

  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (6/3/2017 1:48:00 PM)

    'my mind is in labour' is something very insightful and analytical of the process through which a creative work comes into being. Thanks a lot. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 4, 2017

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