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0 comments | Thursday, September 28, 2006

The Country of the Dead

The country of the dead
I speak
no answer
I weep
no pity
I watch
no colour
I listen
no sound
the country of the dead

I shout, the echo strikes
the dead rock
I kick,my toe mutilates
on dry strump
I weep, no pity
the country of the dead

I've searched the exit
but heard no owls
no parrots, the waves beat afar
no wrecks of ships
the sand stares with me
the country of the dead

by Jared Angira(KENYA)

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