A Collection of Original Poetry by Students of Ladysmith High School

Saturday, 12 September 2015

(Sevenling) The Sun Declares ~ Nsiki Gwala

photo credit: Red Winged Blackbird via photopin (license)

The sunrise declares yet another day.
Birds' songs break through the silent dawn.
Crowds scatter across the lonely streets.

A conversation pulses: burdens that need be borne,
Dreams denounced by impossibility,
Promises whispered by the near future...

While History drowns in oblivion.

© Nsiki Gwala

Grade 10

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