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Below is the poem entitled Motherland which was written by poet MOHLOUOA NTSASA. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.



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Motherland (Eclogue) 

In the country of my forefathers, 
Economy is friendless and upset, 
Politics are sleeping with labour, 
Justice is seducing foreign crime, 
Poetry is turned on, but it fears, 
Traditions keeps history hostage, 
Religions are attempting suicide, 
Nature is busy biting its tongues, 
Fruits are swearing at their trees, 
Education shows God axis finger, 
Seas gets shallow, graves deepen, 
Life confront its first nightmares, 
Death is satisfying its final desire, 
Future is stinking nothing but lies, 

June 13, 2003

By Mohlouoa Ntsasa

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  1. Date: 11/10/2013 1:22:00 PM
    Congratulations!!! Mohlouoa --It was nice viewing your Featured Poem on the soups Home page :) this past week. Take Care and enjoy the NEW coming week.... *Luv~ > LINDA <

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 4:24:00 AM
    Well written and nicely expressed. Love your style and choice of words. I believe poetry never fears,it depends on the vessel carrying,please visit my poems and read A land Of Green White Green. Welcome to poetry soup,this a family you can call your own. Wishing you the best. Baron Of Ebullion

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 3:38:00 AM
    My friend i am blown away. You write therefor you are a poet. i like i like. Ray

    Date: 10/27/2013 7:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ray. How are you my leader? I’m very happy to meet you here; I can’t wait to see you on stage again. You are a true source of inspiration to me. Ayobaness!!!
  1. Date: 10/1/2013 9:04:00 PM
    Mohlouoa ,A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

    Date: 10/27/2013 8:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi. I’m eager to submit my poems for your online poetry contests. Moreover, wish to propose poetry exchange programs with you or your organization:
  1. Date: 10/1/2013 7:00:00 PM
    Mohlouoa, , Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

    Date: 10/27/2013 8:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Awwwe my SKATabol! I’m charging “Alien Feet” for trespassing my soul… I tell you it’s serenading my soul. Thanks for such a beautiful piece.
  1. Date: 10/1/2013 3:02:00 PM
    Welcome to P-Soup, Mohlouoa ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)

    Date: 10/27/2013 8:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi. Thanks for your message; this is already my home away from home.