Winter thrills

Inside the belly of the dark city
She sprinted into the wet icy night
Until her throat and chest burned
To catch the warm fire of life.

Copyright ยฉ Nomzi Kumalo, 2015.


  1. Hello Nomzi, beautiful poemโ€ฆ. Who is it you are talking about?
    I was reading through and suddenly an image came to me as of a young, foreign woman just arrived to a place which she does not know and tasting it’s contradictions and, yes, not very familiar, warm things…


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