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The Bank


The Bank

A solemn place of business,
And now an optimistic scene
Chatting vis-à-vis the chances
Of the home team.

The sunshine on their faces
And smiles in their eyes,
Hopefulness and buoyancy,
Was such a joy to see.

The game the night before
Had united them in spirit;
The Rainbow Nation had returned
Revived by the sport.


Links: The Only Cin and Lyndatjie.


Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

11 thoughts on “The Bank

  1. Pingback: FIFA, A JOHANNESBURG MOMENT « The only Cin

  2. Good one adee. Thanks for the pingback, I have reciprocated.


  3. I love this ….very apt…pity the BRT drivers don’t feel the same way!


  4. It’s a noisy rainbow tho!!!


    • Oh yes! I was wondering if a) I had got used to the vuvuzelas, b) they had modified the sound or c) I had gone deaf – but then the other day I was trying to watch one of the matches and the sound was so deafening I couldn’t hear the commentator at all, so I switched off the TV. But let me tell you I believe the Brits in London love the sound and are buying them like crazy!


  5. Wonderful Adee, and so true of the present time too.
    I wouldn’t mind a muffler for the vuvuzela’s though 🙂


  6. Very supportive! Pity things didn’t go too well…


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