DROUGHT IN AFRICA

[caption id="attachment_8474" align="aligncenter" width="421"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Drought In Africa][/caption]The smiling sky is afraid to rain upon the earth. And the sun is too shy to shine it’s teeth upon us. Our...

THE LONELY CROWD

[caption id="attachment_7776" align="aligncenter" width="378"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [The Lonely Crowd][/caption]When murmuring market becomes a slave to silence Open your curtains and see them The lonely crowd that trades shames In the market...

FOR HER GRACE CHILD

[caption id="attachment_7754" align="aligncenter" width="369"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Her Grace Child][/caption]Tears filled mama's eyes Fears of narrowing bones and the sun Her grace child giggles in her hands - favourite pet Never will...

THE CAGE

[caption id="attachment_7529" align="alignnone" width="396"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [The Cage][/caption] Inside the cracked mouldy black pot Mother is cooking round stones Assured children think, “Soon the yam will be ready” The gaunt children...

NIGHT WITH NO STARS

[caption id="attachment_7527" align="alignnone" width="356"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Night With No Stars][/caption]Agony dawning in his eyes Silence rivalled the absence of light Darkness crowded his room As he slunk back into the dark...

EMANCIPATION

[caption id="attachment_6005" align="aligncenter" width="348"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Emancipation][/caption]Moment is still I see the beauty of a picture Called' "a vulture watching a Starving child Disgrace infiltrates my conscious As I see the...

HUNGRY CHILD

[caption id="attachment_5683" align="aligncenter" width="330"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Hungry Child][/caption]He lies on the ground Scorched by the Sun Sucking at his dry tongue, Pinching the sores that had almost dried A swarm of...