Literary Yard

Search for meaning

By: Tendai R Mwanaka


Aftermaths of

garbage tossed about, sewage rotting.


Dirty water, empty stomachs,

empty lives, empty beings.


This garden is

a history of

thousands of them.

Political loose canons

living in the exclusive suburbs.


But in the dusty, populated

Budiriro’s streets


Crammed thoughts like bombs are

waiting to explode-



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