River Love—Ndaba Sibanda

River Love—Ndaba Sibanda

Audio Poetry for
your Listening Pleasure

River Love

Flow flow with fury
With buckets and buckets
Of love sweet love for my lover
Fall fall for me fall for all time`s sake

Rain on me fire none to put out
Each time l slap my eyes on you slow
I feel like pouring pouring my heart out
Oh flow flow rains of love in my veins flow

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]daba Sibanda is a writer from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city. In 2005 he authored an epic, Love O’Clock. He has since contributed to more than twelve published books including such international anthologies as Poems For Haiti, A South African Anthology, Snippets, Voices Of Peace, Black Communion, and Ripples of Love.

A National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) nominee, Ndaba’s poems, essays and short stories have appeared in many and different journals and magazines: The Piker Press, Bricolage, The Dying Goose, Whispering Prairie Press, Saraba Magazine, and AllAfrica.com. His latest collection, The Dead Must Be Sobbing, was published in March 2013. Sibanda`s debut novel, Timebomb has been accepted for publication in the UK.

His favorite quote is: “It is right to write, and writing is my life and second wife.” Currently he lives in Saudi Arabia.

For today’s Wednesday Feature, listen to Ndaba Sibanda’s audio poetry and read along—River Love.


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