Fikra mgando
(Retrogressive thoughts)

Karibuni! Karibuni!
tutafakari
turutubishe
tupalilie
fikra endelevu
tujikamue tutokane na
fikra mgando

~~~

Retrogressive thoughts

Welcome! Welcome!
Let us reflect
Let us catalyse
Let us enrich
With progressive ideas
Let us rid ourselves
Of retrogressive thoughts

December 15, 2017

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Poems for the Penniless Copyright © 2019 by Issa G Shivji. All Rights Reserved.

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