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Cuties

Cool air rushes round my feet, as I side-step
My precious lawn. Nature and I collaborate
To heal the future, and watch it elaborate.

But the clouds suddenly shift and the peeping sun,
Like a Netflix nightmare,

Fear of facts, fear of truth, fear of standing out.
Fear of fraternal correction, fear of the hypocritical mob: 

"Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear." - Alan Paton


I'm a teacher where the future flows from 
The ground. I water in the shadow of the clouds, 
As the sun fails at peeping at me, smiling proud. 

These tender blades look like mini green swords
Although the arid air wishes to suck out the breath
That fills their stomata, replacing it with death. 

Cool air rushes round my feet, as I side-step
My precious lawn. Nature and I collaborate 
To heal the future, and watch it elaborate. 

But the clouds suddenly shift and the peeping sun, 
Like a Netflix nightmare, smiling at innocence, 
Paints them brown forever in masked silent violence

(c) nyonglema

By nyonglema

I love to write to inspire, to salvage and to heal. I believe there's power in word and language that can cure all the ills which take away human love an life. Keep reading, you'll find yourself.

2 replies on “Cuties”

Thanks for stopping by Len. The controversy is visible on all social media, and Netlfix is losing a lot of users and money for their choice.

I for one cannot stand for anything that goes against the purity of children, for the end does not justify the means.

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