Hannington Mumo

Silver Star - 3,506 Points (17th November 1987 / Kenya)

Maggy Magola - Poem by Hannington Mumo

Maggy Magola the twilight gal
Who sold her thighs for half a dime,
Was without any true pal
And thought good morals were a crime.

Her livelihood came from her flickering thighs
That sparkled in the muffled semi-darkness of the streets;
She took semi-distilled rum to harden her eyes
As she danced to the most wobbly music beats.

She sold herself too much to unquenchable lust
Till she became a meal to the worms of the dust.

Topic(s) of this poem: warning


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Chastising prostitution...

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 26, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, March 27, 2015


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