Anele TheAfrikanSon kaMthethungqongqo Potelwa

Rookie - 0 Points (1992 March 03 / South Africa (eDutywa, Mfenguland, staying in Cape Town))

Man Make Houses, Women Make Homes - Poem by Anele TheAfrikanSon kaMthethungqongqo Potelwa

When you thought of your village
She took time to think of the world
While you saw the tree around the corner
She visioned a mystery forest
Far away and stolen from the sollar

And you saw a gal in her
But she saw a man in you
You went on to smile at pink chicks
But she laughed at your wonderful brown eyes

As years went on
While you thought of the next night out
She sat and mediated
And imagined the two of you in a honeymoon

You stood right there
Thinking about buying that house
But already she was thinking about the young little kiddies running all around the house,
And at that particular, you know that,
It is no more a house but a home


Comments about Man Make Houses, Women Make Homes by Anele TheAfrikanSon kaMthethungqongqo Potelwa

  • Gerald Saidi (5/14/2012 8:30:00 AM)


    This is wonderful. I like the way you depicted home and house figuratively. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Neela Nath Das (5/13/2012 10:24:00 PM)


    A clear border between house and home is drawn.Really house is not home.Home is associated with a sweet family, love & affection are its essence.Good Anele! Very Nice. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 13, 2012


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