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written by: JahArt Kushite


there is a dark cloud hovering over
mother earth
she is clasped in dark hands of death
the eyes of darkness have raised
their eyelids
wide eyed and beyond all margins
and grids
across borders and boundaries
mother earth painfully cries
there is an incurable pandemic
her inhabitants are under panic
death is unsparingly roaming around
bodies heading six feet underground
where did we go wrong
have we been blind all along
or we’ve been arrogant
our hearts being adamant
drowning in selfishness
consumed in greediness
from each other hate pushed
us, farther
haven't we separated from
one another
in names of race, colour and creed
deaf that we couldn't pay heed
to the messages from the universe
is it not nature taking us back in reverse
to remember ourselves once more
for it wasn't like this before
we have lost love and our morals
now a catastrophe follows

JahArt Kushite

JahArt Kushite

JahArt Kushite born Isaiah Phiri is a Capetown based Poet who recently came to the limelight through Facebook where he posts his deep soul, heart wrenching poetry. He is a published author of book "Wailing Soul" (a collection of poetry) currently under revision and soon to publish his second book "Tonnes Of Love" (a second collection of poetry). He is a published author of other poems that are featured on Spillwords.com like Vanity, Death, Coiled and COVID-19. He is a contributing poet to the forthcoming anthology titled "Colours Of Love" published by Rock Pigeon Publication in India where two of his poems are featured, I Am Thirsty For Those Who Love Loudly and I Remember Those Moments. You can find his art on Facebook, Instagram and Mirakee.
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