Behind Rainy Days by Nkwana Joshua

Nkwana Joshua | October 16th, 2018 | poetry | No Comments


behind the rainy days

raindrops dance on my roof,
the wind cuts through leaves
out there.
I sat inside my room, sad
and confused.
my eyes searching through the corners
for answers, their questions weren’t raised;
I pick a mark for each view
and colour it black as my eyes leap
between my thoughts and all the forces
pressing down my brain behind shadows

the rain starts to fall again
dripping close to the curtains
I place my hands on the window
drawing every thought stuck in my head –
’till now, I haven’t drawn anything clear
perhaps it’s how depression’s face looks like.

Poet Bio

Nkwana Joshua Serutle is a writer, spoken word poet and fine art artist, who was born and raised outside Burgersfort, Limpopo. In 2017 he joined Mzansi Poetry Academy to enhance his writing skill. His work
draws much attention on the streets and shifting paradigms on social issues. Some of his highlights in 2017 includes performing at SABC 1, Yo TV. Later on that year he became Top 10 finalist for Leleme La Mme poetry competition. He won the CSP 2018 Open Slam King of the Mic. His poems had been published on Poetry Potion online magazine, Odd Magazine and Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology Vol 8.

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