Samuel Kegwaro


My Neighbourhood - Poem by Samuel Kegwaro

Cocks crowing,
As darkness gives way for the sun,
Smoke pillows from huts,
Women carrying water pots,
Children running to school,
Men rushing to farms with hoes,
Shops opening for business,
It is morning in my neighbourhood.
Sweet aroma from houses,
Children going for lunch,
Cows rushing to quench their thirst,
Dusty men with hoes and rolled sleeves,
Women with firewood on their backs,
It is lunch time in my neighbourhood.
Birds singing sweet ballads,
Their sonority echoing through the forest,
School children pelting each other with sand,
With packbacks dangling from their backs,
On their way home from school,
Cow boys with long sticks,
Lashing at cows to form a single file as they head home,
And darkness engulfs the universe,
It is evening in my neighbourhood.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature


Comments about My Neighbourhood by Samuel Kegwaro

  • Souren Mondal (11/6/2015 2:21:00 AM)


    As everyone said below me the poem is really a fine descriptive one.. But alongside that I really liked your choices of words. They are well-chosen and some of them are repeated too, like 'hoe' and 'neighbourhood'.. This gives a nice support to the subject matter of your poem.. And finally, you decided to [selectively] choose the time between dawn to evening, keeping the reader wonder about what happens at night... A really well crafted poem Samuel..

    Thank you for sharing..
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  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (11/3/2015 7:00:00 AM)


    A nice description., a charming neighborhood. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/2/2015 4:05:00 PM)


    Children running to school,
    Men rushing to farms with hoes,
    Shops opening for business,
    It is morning in my neighbourhood. Very deep and beautiful expression that conveys sweet memories of life. Nicely penned...10
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  • Kelly Kurt (11/2/2015 12:38:00 PM)


    **A very descriptive poem, Samuel. I enjoyed reading and learning of your neighborhood
    Peace
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  • Shakil Ahmed (11/2/2015 9:00:00 AM)


    , beautiful description of morning, noon and evening, well- penned, continue composing poems, you have the talent use it, thanks for sharing, , i enjoyed reading the poem, , if you find time please read some of my poems and leave your comments, (Report) Reply

  • Shakil Ahmed (11/2/2015 8:58:00 AM)


    beautiful description of morning, noon and evening, well- penned, continue composing poems, you have the talent use it, thanks for sharing, (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 2, 2015



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