mercredi 29 décembre 2010


(For Gideon Kweti)

By Tikum Mbah Azonga

Don`t pile on the strawberries
They`re bitter enough already
Instead, do egg on the laundresses
They`re ready and raring to go.

But for God`s sake, don`t come in lorries
Lest everyone thinks we`re heady
Instead, come resplendent in your Sunday best dresses
For once, forget about the hoe.

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