28 February 2014

Maseru, Love

Once, when winter was refusing to leave
and spring could not push it out, and never
could a season stay as long as that,
I spent days on Kingsway sitting on the street railing
watching children shuffle
in search of work parking cars; I spent days there
with my heart’s chimera
pointed at such questions. And so it was that one winter
I finally withdrew into its sea,
as spring bounced to touch the mountains,
and took one home with me, and made him heir
to what my lifetime had collected in solitude.

(from "Letter to country", Canopic Publishing, 2016)



Toropo ea Maseru

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