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Bonsai- (A Ghazal) by Aaishah Mayet

Aaishah Mayet | Dec 5th, 2020 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

Root me in the soil of wonders here
Let magic nourish my thunders here

As Winter’s wildfires spit, split, sear
Born from pruning shears and blunders here

As water sprays in a blurring haze
Mind: Fly in a flight of dreamers here!

As clay constricts to the cycads hiss
Leaves and branches are not flounders here

Sculptures form, artists stand, ma cheri
As Magnus Opus with Masters here

Poet Bio

Aaishah Mayet hails from the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She works in the Healthcare sector which, for her, has bridged the frontiers of our shared human experience. As a self-confessed bibliophile of many years, literature remains her teacher and her sanctuary. Her works include Haiku published in the Lotosblute, as well as poetry published by Agbowo, Praxis, Poetry Potion, Active Muse, the Brittle Paper, The Lote Tree Press and Amaliah.

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