A Township Like Alex


How is Alexandra

Township I ask

The laundry maid


Her brow furrows


Dormitory town

Taxi wars

Tiny digs

 Lonely at night

Small children

Sugar daddies

Thugs outside

Guns blazing


We talk about her

Tribal homelands

Near Pietersburg

She smiles again


One day

When retired

She will return

To her ancestors


Old then

And still

Hard up

But free from



And foot‑falls

After darkness


◄ Feeding the Birds.

Passing Clouds. ►


<Deleted User> (7212)

Tue 28th Dec 2010 16:40

.. and then another great one comes along. Well done (again !)

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