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Read Poems by Baba Mahmud

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Wit d rain of tears
Came d harvest of pain 
In d season of poverty

Reign of theft
Rainin xtravagance
Reign of arrogance
Rainin squander

They do not make it
yet they take it
We do not take it 
Yet we make it

Mother almost murdered
Saviors turnin saggy
Victims whistlin hardship
Hope getin smothered

Rain of tears
Harvest of pain
Season of Poverty

            *Baba Mahmud Muhammad*

Copyright © Baba Mahmud | Year Posted 2013


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  1. Date: 3/6/2016 9:31:00 PM

    Baba, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing, hope to see a new one from you again. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 1/8/2016 9:47:00 PM

    baba, well done on your poem, enjoyed reading today. *SKAT
  1. Date: 4/4/2013 3:10:00 PM

    thr african norm nicely displayed