Alison Mujati

Silver Star - 4,323 Points (12 /09/1985 / Harare zimbabwe)

Till Death Catches Up - Poem by Alison Mujati

Till death catches up

You can run but you cannot hide
Fly high and to the furthest latitude
Keep running, sprint or jog
Fly, fly and fly away
But messenger of end will catch up sooner or later

When you talk sense and make people applaud
Speaking crap too will make them grumble
Orators and clowns will one day end practices
Death would have play no prank

They spoke like they would live until forever
Preaching a gospel of continuity and freedom
Freedom of ways of life in existence
But in none, political legacy lives on while they suffered a ruthless massacre of death

What use of being educated?
Saying things that history is infested of
Buying time just to torment onlookers
Bragging with pieces of paper and earning loads out of it.
Keep walking, but your days are certainly coming

We dread accidents and avoid them daily
Reality says no million shall slay you but there is one
Mistake or no mistake the roar will herald the society
All of us will one day cease to be

They sung great
Legends of our time and beyond
Bad news, a superfluous voice cannot shield the worst
Nor the love of people save anyone from destiny
It all ends in one fateful day to anyone

Judges of people to death sentences
Those believing to be gods
Thinking of all right to anything even life
Quickening the end of others before Nature's time
Well the message is time catches up and death took over
Too as we speak, their souls are dancing the same tune to those they guillotined

Money and authority
Living like faggots, ants and termites are not waiting
Philanthropy or selfishness will someday be judged
As it had to people who came before our time
That judgement day comes when death finally catches up

Witches and wizards
Haters of peace to decent people
Jealousy believers who strive to harm no matter what
Juju will in that day not save you
Why not learning from your past fellows?
When the reaper comes in your houses, he will be as ruthless

Perpetual gossipers will die
So did the ones before them
Home wreckers of our time
Hard players of word who anger others with foul mouths

Home wreckers
Dancing to impress and steal from the innocent
You scare not the forerunner, a deadly disease H.I.V
Arguing it is not only the one that kills
Well, all the thick brain will end
Enjoy while it lasts till death catches up

Seasonal drinkers also will suffer the same fate
Spouses will be saved loses suffered for over a half of respective lives
No more troubles anymore
But remember every end of an era marks the beginning of another
Brace yourselves folks, you may find the just elapsed one was better than the present

Matrimonies will cease, they have
There is a messenger in the hiding who overlooks
Love alone is not enough to cure it
If it was so then the universe could by now be made of two

Pain will also end
Tears will one day dry
Death will come not to destroy but to sooth the aching

For everything that ever was, is and will be
The then, now and forever
We came, we saw and will pass
From good fantasies and worst nightmare
Kindness opposed to ruthlessness
It all last as long as anything can but all ends when death catches up

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death

Comments about Till Death Catches Up by Alison Mujati

  • Alison Mujati (4/22/2018 1:03:00 AM)

    Thank you guys ,i appreciate (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/22/2018 12:33:00 AM)

    Dear Alison, such a well penned powerful poem....10++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (4/21/2018 8:04:00 AM)

    Pain will also end
    Tears will one day dry
    Death will come not to destroy but to sooth the aching.. so many points packed up in one poem...... so much of thinking dear poet. thank u. tony

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2018

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