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[you]topia

Kabelo O. Ntamane 2003 (Matatiele)



life was a lot simpler then
when all we did was
run straight into the rushing wind
and feel it as it slaps our faces
or walk the streets during autumn
and witness mother nature
as she withers away
i wonder if you miss those days
or if you still remember
the moments we once shared
even a couple of solemn weeks after
our raging inferno was put off
by feelings beyond our understanding

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This poem is dedicated to a long lost love and the unretrievable time that me and this special muse spent together.

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Written on February 18, 2021

Submitted by ntamanekabelo on June 23, 2022

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Kabelo O. Ntamane

Student, writer and aspiring photographer. Kabelo (born 20 June 2003) has been writing expressive poems from the age of fourteen. This began as a manner of expressing all the thoughts and feelings he kept bottled up since he was quite a non-communicative young fellow. Kabelo has a very distinctive manner of writing, in that his poems are mostly written in lowercase and have very minimal to no punctuation. This style of writing stems from one of his most favourite poets, Rupi Kaur. Kabelo shies away from term "poet" or "writer," referring to himself as "a young fellow that journals in stanzas, rhythms and rhyme schemes." Although his poems do not have a very specific genre, it is needless to say that they would fit the "self-expression" genre perfectly had there been such a genre. more…

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