Birth

Birth, like bathing,
is always new;
being born, like breathing,
is constantly fresh.
we bath at our birth
and we begin to breathe.

Birth, bathing and breathing
are analogous yet diverse
and each day, which makes a year, is
our birth, our bathing and our breathing.
 

Todays poetry contest submission was written by Ndongolera Mwangupili.

 

Do you think it could possibly be one of the best new poems of 2014?