Thabani Khumalo

Silver Star - 3,186 Points (10 April 1985 / lob)

Pain Is A Factor - Poem by Thabani Khumalo

Pain is a factor.
Like the sound of a running tractor
For it should be known for its traction along the dirt
As it tills the land to provide food for the empty belly
And cultivate a mind for the thought.

Is poverty a credential?
For if it was, many would succeed through it.
If poverty was ability, we'd have made it to the top of the web.
If poverty was good, god would have lived in the dusty ghetto
And a depriving circumstance for all time.

Topic(s) of this poem: pain

Comments about Pain Is A Factor by Thabani Khumalo

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/20/2016 5:39:00 AM)

    Circumstances! Pain is part of life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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