future blind

We stand in this unquenchable heat,
Red pepper has entered our eyes.
Covered with this ancestral blood,
Our hands are tied on our heads.
Stretch a hand, fellow in the heat
For our present; an ugly pain created by man
The future is but a shadow of the present
Masterfully packaged as burning hope.

Herein lieth the truth
Behind why the twilight moon
That was born to allay our fears
For the darkness we expect yet dread,
Now snores with no blood running through its veins-

The youthful tears
Which have long lubricated
The sockets of those eyes that give us sight
Flows wastefully into sullen drains
But beyond the burdened today
Is the skeleton of a frowned tomorrow
Sitting under a starless sky, Composed.

We drink much
From our most revered rivers of old
Yet our souls are famished with thirst.
For our hearts have been fed
With theā€¦

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Author: motloungmaditjhaba

I am an African woman who enjoy reading novels,listening to music,writting poetry is my addiction and I am a loving person.I am taking this journey to find myself.I realized that in order to find peace in my life, I got to let go and accept my imperfections.You might not know me with the naked eye but I believe my art will paint my image in your head perfectly well.I've met you before in the world only known by us.I've seen your smile and you are a friend,sister,brother,mother,father without limitations.With your love I conquer anything and build the strongest foundation and path that lead to eternal happiness.

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