#TheAfricaWeWant is becoming…

By Fungai Machirori

The Africa We Want
Is becoming
The Africa We Wanted
Past tense
Because we are tensing our muscles
Too tight
Packing bags
And bagging dreams
Wanting Africa to want us,
Leaving Africa to need us

*Join us for #TheAfricaWeWant tweetathon. All day. May 26. In Your Respective Time Zones.  Don’t feel constrained by 140 characters. We welcome poetry, blog posts, articles, photos and much more. Define The Africa You Want – tag it with #TheAfricaWeWant – you can also share directly on The Africa We Want facebook page.

#TheAfricaWeWant

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