extract from POEM TO HER DAUGHTER  

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4/18/2006 12:53 pm

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4/22/2006 10:00 pm


Daughter, take this amulet
tie it with cord and caring
I'll make you a chain of coral and pearl to glow on your neck..
I'll dress you nobly.
A gold clasp too - fine, without flaw
to keep with you always..
When you bathe, sprinkle perfume, and weave your hair in braids...
String jasmine for the counterpaine.
Wear your clothes like a bride,
for your feet anklets, bracelets for your arms...
Don't forget rosewater,
don't forget henna for the palms of your hands..

Mwana Kupona Msham

walkinatmidnight 57M

4/19/2006 11:48 am

Hi D, this is lovely. The author has a Bantu language name, from central Africa, either Congo, Angola or nearby countries. I'd be curious to know more about her. Thanks for sharing this. M.

DAISYDUKE1004 replies on 4/19/2006 8:35 pm:
Hey M - your welcome...and love your new pics...yummy...beep beep I am coming to get ya..LOL....~D~

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