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Face of Death

By Martin Chrispine Juwa

Carries hills of worry
Not a twittering hope,
Or a smile in heart.
Only twinkling,
And wrenches,
Passing by a beautiful face.
Inside the sprouting heart,
Crumbs and husks lay.
Little fragments;
Those fragile, mournful eyes
In an innocent face,
And deadly ambitions.
Wrath watered by tears
And tethered by
Pastured indifference
Melancholy, and pure.

 

Author Bio 

Martin Chrispine Juwa is a Malawian writer of poetry and short stories. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from The University of Malawi. Currently, he teaches History, Social Studies and Literature in Secondary School. Juwa is also a Gospel Reggae musician. All his writings are inspired by real life experiences of himself and people he crosses paths with.

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