Gedion Onyango


I Love The City Life! - Poem by Gedion Onyango

I have two wives
and three concubines
The one in the village is the smartest
But the one in the city is beautiful and romantic
I like them both
though I quarrel so often with the city girl
But, I think it's because
I love her more

Three concubines I meet while drunk
Some say while my pocket was heavy!

Really!

I do forget sometimes about this
Just as I forgot telling you
That the village wife works very hard

She has five children,
In fact, my brightest children

These in town are spoiled
They never work
Look fragile
And cry like little pigs

I also forgot to tell you
The other day
I heard that one of my concubines gave birth
They say he resembles me from the back

Oh! how I love the new city life.

Topic(s) of this poem: culture

Form: Dramatic Monologue


Comments about I Love The City Life! by Gedion Onyango

  • Drtony Brahmin (4/21/2018 10:53:00 AM)

    I also forgot to tell you
    The other day
    I heard that one of my concubines gave birth
    They say he resembles me from the back

    Oh! how I love the new city life. your dramatic monologue was really very interesting and especially u selected the topic of the poem as culture.. thank u dear poet. tony
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 21, 2018


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