Charles Jagongo

Freshman - 613 Points (1972 / Kenya, Africa)

Mad Man, Once A Mother's Love. - Poem by Charles Jagongo

In a dirty string-like cloth, bottom and chest bare
A body in patches, and dried wounds show
In supplication, hands held out ghostly, for food or dime
Not food not a dime, but sadist's stone,
His stomach rumbles, he rummages his bundle of rags
A rotten banana peel, his lunch it makes
Moons counted, a mother, like any other
Got a sweet product of her womb, kissed like other
She had loved him, yes, a bundle of joy he was.
Powers, the times, the earth it would be drenched, her tears,
Sight of her son, her soul sinks.


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  • (9/1/2012 7:16:00 AM)


    sad but true..good poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 1, 2012



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