Anitah Muwanguzi

Bronze Star - 2,754 Points (31/12/1992 / JINJA UGANDA)

My Life For Hers - Poem by Anitah Muwanguzi

My frenzied blood waxed molten to ice,
heart melted to stone.
Fear was forgotten,
as her screams stirred the heavens-
and gouged self-preservation free of me.
I leapt to her aid,
and took the bullet to heart,
the roaring and pounding in my ears receding farther and farther,
till I found myself in a different place
looking down at my glowing tear-kissed face.
I sighed content,
because she cradled me at her breast-bone
Erasing the desert of her desertion

Topic(s) of this poem: terrorism

Form: Blues Poem


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  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/15/2016 6:48:00 PM)


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  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/15/2016 6:47:00 PM)


    'POETRY AGAINST TERROR'

    THE POEMS:

    ~*~

    Sayeed Abubakar: A Broom’s Prayer to God against Terrorism
    Alexandro Acevedo Johns: The Cost of Terror and the Two Chilean Women
    Saadat Tahir Ali: Smeared in Blood
    Paul Amrod: Crusader in Black
    Leah Ayliffe: Lions
    Khaoula Basty: Belief
    Lawrence Beck: Slipping Away from Decadence
    Daniel J. Brick: A Dance
    Sophy Chen: Faced With Terrorism, Poetry is Nothing's Nothing
    Terence George Craddock, Terrorism Holds a Bloody Knife At Innocent Throats
    Sahra Hussein Dahir: Save the Humanity
    Driss Ezzireg: They're Just Kids Havin' Some Fun
    Geoffrey Fafard: Face Down in the Sand
    Weiyao Feng: The Flame of Paris
    Grant Fraser: Lighthouse
    Fabrizio Frosini: Blood Rain
    Negar Gorji: Terror in Swan Lake
    Bright Kwamina Grantson: The Error of Terror
    Dilantha Gunawardana: Chess
    Nosheen Irfan: The Fatal Moment
    Galina Italyanskaya: Terror is a Synonym of Fear
    Afrooz Jafarinoor: The Growth of a Word
    Farzad Jahanbani: My Heart is in Torment
    Vincent Chizoba John: Blood in the street
    Kinyua Karanja: War on Terror
    Sofia Kioroglou: Guns and Bullets
    Varghese Kuncheria: The Earth Bleeds
    Kelly Kurt: Unwritten Remedy (Poets for Peace)
    Lionel Lerch (Cocteau Mot Lotov) : Struggle for Death
    Birgit Bunzel Linder: On the Train
    Tapera Makadho: From Paris with Love
    Kenneth Maswabi: Terror in the Minds of Men
    Denzel Mbatha: With Wounded Lips..
    Mallika Menon: A Cry for Peace
    Leloudia Migdali: Cries of Pain, Bodies Scattered
    Asoke Kumar Mitra: The Heartbreak that is Terrorism
    Zoran Mitrović (Neran Sati) : Prime Lines
    Istvan Molnar: No Mercy
    Souren Mondal: Red Ashes of War
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  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/15/2016 6:47:00 PM)


    II

    Anitah Muwanguzi: My Life for Hers
    Bharati Nayak: Mourning The Death of Innocent Flowers
    Valsa George Nedumthallil: Down with Terrorism
    Srijana Neupane (KC) : We Humans?
    Eunice Barbara C. Novio: The Crescent Moon
    Fatima Obaid: Terrorism
    Marcondes Pereira: Stanzas of Sadness (A Sonnet)
    Sajee Rayaroth: There Will Be Tomorrow..
    Marianne Larsen Reninger: Cell Theory
    Terry Robinson (HE George) : And The Writing's on the Wall
    Rizwan Saleem: Lend Me Your Tears
    Leila Samarrai: Où vas-tu, Seigneur?
    Kirti Sharma: It's been so Many Years..
    Anzelyne Shideshe: Mr Terror
    Osiel Silverino da Silva: Flowers
    Pamela Sinicrope: Habibi
    Petra Soliman: Harmony Along
    Douglas Stewart: Mourning, Marchons
    Udaya R. Tennakoon: A Thunder Terrified Me
    Richard Thézé: We are Charlie, We are Paris
    Savita Tyagi: The Terrorist
    Mai Murphy Venn: The Music Stopped
    Niken Kusuma Wardani: Us and Them
    Snir Yacoby: Might
    Asma Zenjali: A Rude Awakening

    ~*~
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 11, 2015



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