Tapera Makadho


Tapera Makadho Poems

1. The Kettle 12/20/2012
2. Time 5/30/2015
3. Dreams 5/30/2015
4. Love Reigns 6/1/2015
5. Secrets 6/6/2015
6. Bullfighting 8/14/2015
7. Adonis Is No More 9/3/2015
8. My Daughter 9/19/2015
9. Demise Of The Stallion 10/19/2015
10. I Salute You 9/7/2015
11. Before You Fell Trees 2/8/2016
12. Border Of Inequality 2/11/2016
13. Let It Rain Ashore 2/17/2016
14. Scarecrow 4/24/2016
15. A Woman's Plea 10/9/2016
16. When I Close My Eyes 10/9/2016
17. Sing The Black Girl A Song 11/20/2016
18. Epitaph For Mother Earth 4/8/2017
19. The Dogs Of Montgomery 4/24/2017
20. The Fountain Pen 4/25/2017
21. The Road To Freedom 5/17/2017
22. Death 12/20/2012
23. Africa 12/26/2012
24. True Love 6/5/2015
25. My Freshwater Spring 4/25/2017
26. Tears Of My Shadow 11/6/2016
27. Fireflies In The Night 11/6/2016
28. Doors 2/10/2016
29. A Hermit In The Hermitage 9/9/2015
30. From Paris With Love 11/28/2015
31. I Dread To Tread Montgomery Street 12/26/2015
32. The Stage Was Set 7/7/2013
33. The Rod Of Iron 12/13/2012
34. My African Dream 6/3/2015
35. The Coin Of Fear 8/14/2015
36. The Poem 9/5/2015
37. Lend Me Your Pen 9/5/2015
38. A Life To Remember 8/2/2015

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A Life To Remember

I remember the old days
When hunger cleaved clean
The entrails within,
Summer could pass without counting
Raindrops but tears on my unscathed face
Though unwilling, I became a man inside.

I learnt how to plough, yoke oxen at seven
A boy became a truculent man, grumpy and uneven.
Throughout the cruel days of cries and whispers
I don't remember dropping a molecule of whimpers
I was taught to be deaf and dumb to pain
Now defiant, sympathy is just a word in vain.

Harsh were the days I journeyed
Neither a sleep nor mirth have I enjoyed. ...

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The Rod Of Iron

Blessed be them and those
Whose buttocks are of iron
When the king unleashes the rod of iron
To spank deviants and servants
Revolting against his behest or hunger
No blood shall spill
No soul will wail
No flesh will swell.

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