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The day fell and the night came;
in the dark i stood alone...
mind filled with prior thoughts of a  red future, gleaming gold,
a bleeding earth and crust fold,
the cold Kachikau winds recycled into my nostrils the breath of the late me!

i saw the end of the world;
Like a rose during the dry season the future was fading!
the walls we built were trembling down;
the rock of my salvation long weathered and her spirit erouded.

the Kachikau horizons were levelled;
the times you were with me when i was with you were no more
a fire burned them to the depths of sheol!
i saw the earth fade...

we dug a pit and fell into it
we made the earth bleed...
our lips consumed us!
now the end of the world is near,
we and all are fading.

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  1. Date: 10/3/2012 4:12:00 AM
    A lovely piece countryman you have got the talent and the talent is yours. when reading the poem i had to laugh my lungs out at the use of the village name Kachikau hahahah

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    Date: 2/20/2014 5:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thnx mann!