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Lakini aliyetafuta wali bila mchuzi Alikaa kukusikiliza ukimwaga hekima Na alitoka akishangaa. Jua kupambazuka alirudi tena. 26 • Katika ushairi licha ya hekima kumwaga Ulitafuta kiaminifu ukweli wa maisha Kwa picha na maneno yenye mizani kilio, Na ukatuonyesha utamu wa titi la mama. Vizu’u vi’anja vilivyokuja kwa bu vikifikiri Sisi wa’ama tusoweza kuelewana kichini Havikutambua kilichokuwa nguoni mwao. ” Remembrance Although I never saw you when you were alive I saw your flowerbeds in your collections and heard your voice weighty with a judge’s authority.
Mbukwa! Mimi Ni K. bin T. Unayafurahiaje maisha baada ya Kufa. Wanasemaje malenga wetu. Mwambie Robati Kwamba yule mzungu amefanya kazi nzuri Na kwamba siku hizi Waafrika wenyewe Wameanza kupalilia bustani yake. Mwambie Kaluta kwamba ule mzozo sasa unajulikana Na kwamba watu wengi siku hizi hutunga mashairi. ” so I can crown you with a coronet of laughter, send you off. Well, then, I’ll send the corpse who says he can call you and through the power of poetic sorcery I’ll resurrect you to sit on your grave so we can talk eye to eye.
I’m thankful to the one who tied me here but I have to shout it out loud: I’m not free in this place! • 21 Tatizo Inaonekana kama kwamba Nje kuna giza lenye mwanga Na ndani kuna mwanga wenye giza, Nami nimekaa pasi mwanga wala giza. Ni kama naona kama sioni. Nimeinama kichwa, karibu kama mjinga Karibu kama mwerevu. Kusoma siwezi, Kuandika siwezi. Nimeshindwa kujua Ninachojua. Lakini kitu hiki kama Nakiogopa kama sikiogopi. 22 • Problem It seems as if outside there’s darkness with light in it and inside there’s light with darkness in it and I sit in a place without light or dark.