POEM: IN MEMORIUM

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For Mangaliso Sobukwe, Onkgopotsi Tiro, Mthunzi Shezi, Bantu Biko, Sello Motau, Selaelo Ramusi, Zweli Nyanda, Barbara Ribeiro, Khalushi Mahlangu, Mahlalela Selepe, Phila Ndwandwe, Thembisile Hani, Sabelo Phama and many other galant fighters.

Blood bleeding
our lands again
Teargas smoking
our lands again

Bullets flying
In our lands again
Mother crying
In our lands again

We are still landless
We are still leaderless

We are a nation
Mothered by an Afrikan womb
Mothered by an Afrikan bomb

An Afrikan Child
Bleeding
Choking
Cry
Hear my pain

Thari
Sizwe
Mayihlome
Cry of an afrikan child

Not another Sharpeville
Not another Soweto
Not another Langa
Not another Gugulethu
Not another KwaMashu
Not another Elies River
Not another Marikana
Not another Exile
Not another Afrikan child

By Morena Monareng