The new age Apartheid

The new age Apartheid

A Poem by Precious Seconds

The divide of zones 
A Kilimanjaro of cold toes

Storms in the lightening bore
Tunnels of light 

Sourced form of clouds
Feelings have immersed

Single tab items
Falling in love

Asking the rainbows days

Oh you Fateful future 
Playing cards with me

Invoking fluidity 
Gentle you be

Rich in tasteful plea

Evoked if any
Additions to be 

 Fly away to this city
Traffic lights blinking green

Out of Jupiter

A Venus of seasons
Kisses float to the bold

Have we worn the hat
Thinking in apartheid

Dissolved are those lines
South African sunny skies

Treating the wounded
There on the sidewalk 

A learning heart
Believed more than taught 





© 2016 Precious Seconds



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Like the journey this goes on. I think you're saying, we're all South African. It's okay to fall in love with each other.
Where have you been. Missed your perils of wisdom.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Precious Seconds

10 Months Ago

Thank you Paul
Humbled by your words
Stunning and influencing lines!
I just loved reading and pondering over it...:)

Posted 11 Months Ago


Precious Seconds

10 Months Ago

Thank you :)
Remarkable poem and full of direct wisdom and a more subtle ironic beauty. So well done.

Posted 11 Months Ago


Precious Seconds

11 Months Ago

Thank you so much
The below line is needed wisdom.
"A learning heart
Believed more than taught "
We must decide our journey and what is right or wrong. Thank you dear friend for sharing the excellent poetry.
Coyote

Posted 11 Months Ago


Precious Seconds

11 Months Ago

Thank you C
Coyote Poetry

11 Months Ago

You are welcome dear friend.
I love the flirtation you have with destiny:

Oh you Fateful future
Playing cards with me

beautiful and powerful!

Posted 12 Months Ago


Precious Seconds

12 Months Ago

Who doesnt flirt With the future .... Thank you so much Owen
Love how fate is playing cards with the future. We can and do have a say in how our lives turn out, some just have further to climb than others, for no other reason than geography.
Love how you ended here, the learning heart believed more than taught is the inspiration within us all. If we know in our hearts how things should be, then that is the first step of knowing which direction to head for, in hope of making real change.
Wonderful and thought provoking write, as always.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Precious Seconds

1 Year Ago

Thank you Nemo
i try real hard lol
the sidewalks you wrote about here I used to walk......they spoke a language of hate.....fortunately, for people like Nelson Mandela, fixing those broken roads with forgiveness and love helps a bit.......but evil has a way to rear its ugly head, no matter how much we try. We had rules who to love. And how could anyone dictate that? Love has no boundaries......

Hopefully, those sunny skies of love can endure in the hearts of a new generation....

Thank you for taking me on a worth-while trip down memory lane......hope you could find those sidewalks one day...:)

Posted 1 Year Ago


Precious Seconds

1 Year Ago

thank you SV
lines that should be dissolved no doubt ... some very real learning comes from those streets eh!? troubled world... glorious planets! love your opening couplet..
E.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Precious Seconds

1 Year Ago

thank you so much E
i wonder how much is really taught today...and in schools, how much of life is taught and retained...

we get some facts, accept them, get a grade and move on...but how much thinking outside the box really goes on?

as the Moody Blues sang "Thinking is the best way to travel"
but there is less travel today than in past, i am afraid.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Precious Seconds

1 Year Ago

less thought goes into life
and love
it all becomes this mechanical act
while .. read more

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