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Water Me by Mawizana

Mawizana | Aug 14th, 2020 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

Water me
from the last oasis
Fill the cavities in my
Broken teeth and bones
My dreams have spoken
Of death and unpaid loans
A curse for my beloved

It reflects in my father’s eyes
His life is perturbed
From ancestors in gold mines
And bills to pay in long lines

Water me
from the last oasis
Fill my soul’s spice for water
Feed it what it craves
Feed my ancestors
Ashore the Mediterranean sea

Poet Bio

Mawizana is a young poet from Pretoria, South Africa who has been writing since the moment she knew how. She would describe her poetry as delicate yet hard hitting and hopes to promote vulnerability in everyone who reads her work.

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