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»Like a pendulum ball«

by Bulara Samson Monyaki, September 9, 2010

Like a pendulum ball
My life swings
Sad... happy
Laughter... cries
Joy... sorrow
Loss ... victory
So the journey it courses,
Until,
One day,
The cogs grind,
The swing,
Seized in a spasm
Ceases.


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