Sunday, 1 January 2017

A war-torn wife - Chenjerai Hove

This war!
I am tired
of a husband who never sleeps
guarding the home or on call-up,
never sleeping!

Maybe inside him he says
‘I am tired of a wife
who never dies
so I could stop guarding’.

Chenjerai Hove (1956 – 2015) Zimbabwe
Source: Poets of the World

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