Philani Zincume

Rookie (06/03/1985 / Richardsbay)

What Shall I Give To Match Your Worth? - Poem by Philani Zincume

With all the cows in my fathers kraal,
I still cannot afford you.
With all the roses in my rose garden,
I still cannot charm you.
Even if I owned all the gold mines,
I still would not match your worth
If silver or gold is not enough,
If all the roses in my rose garden are not adequate
If all my fathers cows cannot suffice
Then what shall I give to match your worth?
You are too valuable to be bought with cows
You are too dear to be charmed with mere roses
You are too precious to be matched with gold or silver
What shall I give to match your worth?
What if I give you me?
What if I give you my heart, my soul and my body?
What if I give you my thoughts and dreams?
What if I give you my very feelings and aspirations?
Would you give me you in exchange of me?
What shall I give to match your worth?


Comments about What Shall I Give To Match Your Worth? by Philani Zincume

  • (12/15/2009 3:15:00 AM)


    nothing, a fistful of food and one glass of water. sometimes this questions is being asked even thugh know well that everythings given fully. The impediments and sudden eruption occured why? the reason need be thoroughly focussed. old man is not. have a good day. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011


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