I am a Shona writer,
i write about The Shona People.
I write about the Shona Cultures,
I am the storyboard of the great Shona Kings.
Those who traded Gold for clothes,
Ivory for Jewellary.
I am an Ambassador of My People.
I dance to shona Drums.
I sing Shona Songs.
I jump to the sound of Shona songs
I dream the Shona way.
I respect the mirror,
When i cry, it doesn’t laugh back at me.
Shona people live in me
And i live in them.
I do everything in the Shona manner.
So don’t ask for my Manners
I am the river of Words,
Words that Define the Shona People.
Chinyambera , mhande and muchongoyo.
Nhodo, Zai rakawora neTsoro.
Nhunguru Tsambatsi neMaroro,
I sing songs of the Sotshangane tribes
Songs of the ngoro ngoro tribes
Songs of Mzilikazi and The Ndebele Tribes.
Songs of equality, Black Emancipation and injustice.
I sing melodies of mbakumba And Nyamatsatse.
I dream of African Shona people
I am A Shona Poet ,
I recite Rhythms and Rhymes.
I recite Poetic jingles .
I recite love .
I recite serious propaganda .
I recite african Politics , the Shona way.
I shun all that become obstacles of Shona Progress.
I am the Orator in the mucus of The age .
I am .
I am the the Philosopher of The Shona Languages .
I speak them all if you want me to.
I summon spirits , demons , and God.
I represent Stupidity , academics , and literates.
I present shona poems and Sonnets.
I am the Shonological Metabolism of language Digestion.
I speak of Mfekane the battle that destroyed Changamire Dombo.
I sing Vhitori , Ndau and Kore kore.
I sing of karanga across Lake Tanganyika.
I sing Tshangani for i am Shona.
I speak Zezuru,
I speak Tonga.
I speak Venda .
I am Waremba.
I am Manyika,
i am Rozvi.
You can call me ‘TSHONA’ in Zulu.
Meaning Setting Sun or the West.
But i am
The black african Poet .
My skin is Black , and My hair is Black.
I am a Child of the Bantu Languages .
My mother speak the Shona Language.
So i sing The Shona voices .
I have great Empathy for you Reader .
But i am a Shona Writer.
I sing songs , songs of my HIV status.
I sing songs of Child abuse.
I sing songs, songs of my academic diplomacy.
I am a shona poet,
I speak truth, i speak Lies.
I Speak trust i speak , Truancy.
I swim in the portals of born Ballistic Puberty.
I sing Disclosure, i sing Denial.
I sing cancer , i sing AIDS, i sing Ibola.
I sing songs sung at the Grave Site.
I sing Ndwandwe, i am Chikunda.
I am a shona poet.
My Poetry is Shona Poetry,
My voice is a gun that all Shudders.
My tongue , spits heresy , i speak Dearth.