They built a Wall,
So they could keep us out,
But time brings wear and tear,
The fence developed cracks,
Through the cracks our eyes met,
They saw us,
We saw them,
Then they couldn’t un-see what they had done.
This poetry was written by Joyfrida Anindo. She is a Kenyan lady who lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya.
You can visit Joyfrida’s blog and read more of her writing on her blog: https://joywrite.wordpress.com/ – there’s a lot of powerful poetry to read there.