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In Memory of Motherhood

In Memory of Motherhood Pain scribbled signatures in mothers buttocks announcing the beginning of sunset sun rays remained un vomited from the beauty of rainbows war tied ropes of struggle round their necks many rhymes of suffering sung and unheard in congregations marching townships and mountains in search of freedom seeds seeds of their wombs yearned for freedom far to be harvested motherhood a definition of honesty hearts with breasts carrying scars ,laughter ,smiles, and hope those dimples signatures of resilience thighs with grafitti of bullet bruises valleys of their backs smell blood of sons, sons long buried inthe barrel ofviolence life stolen in its greenness motherhood her hands trust red clay soil , even during cloudless seasons the womb that breathe rays of this dawn ,today scribbling this memory on the walls of the rainbow Shoulders of motherhood carried journeys and hope how many times hope die ,rise and ripe erase propaganda from her shoulders delete the baggage of slogan from from breasts abort the luggage of war from her womb bring pastures that she reap fruits of freedom motherhood how many times you cough sorrow how many seasons you sneeze hunger you have eaten enough poverty and licked the rough hand of war long unforgotten motherhood freedom is no

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Date: 3/10/2017 8:20:00 PM
oh wow, very expressive and the imagery is so vivid, Mbizo. This was a great post during the time of International Women's DAy!
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Date: 3/10/2017 2:28:00 AM
A moving piece, well done Mbizo. Your pen is a mighty blood stained sword, you wield it honourably. xomo
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Mbizo Chirasha
Date: 3/10/2017 1:20:00 PM
Great thanks friend , iam quite touched . Send me your 5 poems to MiomboPublishing at a publishing platform.
Date: 3/9/2017 8:24:00 PM
I hope and pray peace comes to your beloved country Mbizo!~Che :)
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Mbizo Chirasha
Date: 3/10/2017 1:21:00 PM
Thank you cheryl .iam quite touched and email is