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Gcobani Istovic Kamana

I Saw a Black Child

I saw a Black Child
Who's got blood in eyes
Cracked as clay
And scaled like a fish

Under puberty
He discovered poverty
Through apartheid
He became homeless

I saw a Black Child
In a hole
Carried hope against hope
Nor free, he flees for help

He was more in sorrow
Than in anger.
So he made a smash and grab
Although it went up in smoke

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