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By: Jonathan Tafreg


Keep preaching your peace,

While people are fighting war,

One thing you don’t understand.


You want holy kiss,

Your mouth full of neither nor,

This too you don’t understand.


Your belly don’t miss,

You want us to suffer more,

But still you don’t understand.


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Jonathan Tafreg is a Tanzanian poet, singer, novelist, linguist and a teacher. He was born in 1985 and studied Bachelor of Arts with Education from Teofilo Kisanji University and graduated in 2015. He has taught English language in different schools and colleges across the country and has written dozens of books and pamphlets about English Grammar and Literature. He is the Pioneer of Tafreg Heritage English Academy.

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Post by Jo Africa on Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:10 pm

No wrong is done to one who consents,
The worst comes when you fail to confess,
For the things that one can’t express,
And for the problems one can’t address.
 
Love! True love as we know it,
Intimate, casual just name it,
Whether from the liberal or extremist,
But it can kill you if you believe it.
 
Let me tell you one, just this one story,
If you’ll like it good, if you’ll hate it I’m sorry,
It’s boring but I insist do not worry,
It’s about some bride prices and dowry.
 
Any property or money for the marriage,
Calls for modern enslavement don’t encourage,
You tribal societies scarce of knowledge,
Why giving bridegrooms such a luggage?
 
If marriage is biblical, why should I pay?
If is historical, why till this day?
Or is it magical, lesbians and gay?
If love is technical, can a blind fool stay?
 
Women are part and parcel of men,
If we buy them we treat them like hen,
And we sign on some papers with pen,
Then we call them our wives, since when?
 
And we claim to be telling the world,
While we let our daughters being sold,
With our own greediness we are told,
We act like children while we are old.
 
I suggest that we reach a conclusion,
Giving gifts will sound a solution,
Or we say bride price is an option,
But we can’t make marriage an auction.

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