SA President declares ANC more important than the country

More Important than the Country

Is it possible to sleep
in a house on fire?
A shower alone
will not douse the flames.

Locking the doors to keep
everyone else out
may not be the most clever
thing to do. Mr. President,

the swimming pool
will not save those shiny
thoughts you hold
so dearly in your head.

-o-

LINK to Daily Maverick article.

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About matangmanok

Jim Pascual Agustin writes and translates poetry. Sometimes he tries his hand at essays and stories. In 2011 the University of Santo Tomas Publishing House in Manila released BAHA-BAHAGDANG KARUPUKAN (poems in Filipino) and ALIEN TO ANY SKIN (poems in English). The same publisher released his most recent poetry collections SOUND BEFORE WATER and KALMOT NG PUSA SA TAGILIRAN. In 2015 a new poetry collection in English, A THOUSAND EYES was released. His first collection of short stories in Filipino, SANGA SA BASANG LUPA, was released in 2016. UK publisher The Onslaught Press launches his latest poetry collection, WINGS OF SMOKE, worldwide in February 2017. View all posts by matangmanok

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