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»Anthem to the gods«

Sep 13, 2012

I rise to tell of the glory / that awaits those about whom Sobukwe spoke / the living / the departed and the unborn / the beautiful ones / in whose name this narrative echoes / / I rise to sing an anthem to the gods / the regal / the magnificent / and the epic who rest / but their cause does not / / We…  sign in to read more »

»Once I was a god«

Sep 13, 2012

The days have gone when I was a god / her article of faith / when I was the king of her nights / and lord of her morning bliss / the days have gone when I was a god / and she a disciple in my arms / the days have gone when I was a god / or so I thought in deluded stupor / because little did I know that in…  sign in to read more »

»Galantly the flags billow«

Jun 24, 2010

In the season of the beautiful game / at its finest / its grandest ever / gallantly billow the flags on African soil / as nations meet in her south / at a time of peace to wage bloodless combat / as each stakes a quest / to lift the greatest cup of all / the crown for which many will weep / and fewer will…  sign in to read more »

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