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Pride

By Martin Chrispine Juwa 

Smells arrogance,
utters toxins.
Like a cobra,
has an untamed tongue.
Tramples down dignity.
Costumed in ferocity
like a robe of honor.

Has stout of step,
powerful fists;
batters walls of trust.
Eyes glistening with lust for rancor,
and lies caked with pleasure.

 

Author Bio:

Martin Chrispine Juwa is a Malawian writer of poetry and short stories. Currently, he teaches History, Social Studies, Geography and Literature teacher 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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