Emlanjeni

Could we dance along the river banks with blistered feet?

Just for the love of dance.

Could we sing at the top of our voices even when our throats burn?

What have we to lose!

For we have now, this moment.

In a heartbeat we might not be here.

So shall we take this time to feel.

Shall we take this time to allow love to be.

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 Frank Malaba ™ © 2012

Published by: Frank Malaba

Frank Malaba is an actor, playwright and a published poet. He was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and currently resides in Cape Town, South Africa. He has performed on stage and television in both countries. He has a passion for using poetry, storytelling and theatre as a method of healing for both himself and others. His poetry has been presented both at home and abroad. Frank is currently developing a two-man play entitled “Broken Pathways” which will be touring internationally. In 2014 Frank was recognised by Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans as an Achiever in the category of Arts & Culture.

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