LLM Mbatha

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He Came Up To Me - Poem by LLM Mbatha

He came up to me
With the biggest smile
Wanting to shake my hand
As though him and I
Have been friends forever!
But I couldn’t remember:
From where I saw this face? !
Sensing my perplexity
He soon came to my rescue
“…from the Poetry Evening! ”
The audience is always ‘more’
Always nerve breaking
I know I was shaking
There was only one of me-
I think it’s always nice
If somebody remembers
For the poetry, of you-

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 5, 2011

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