Tin Roof

by Nii Parkes

Wild harmattan winds whip you
but still you stay;
they spit dust all over your gleam
and twist your sharp cutting edges.
The rains come zinging mud
with their own tapping music
yet you remain
-my pride-
my very own tin roof.

Tin Roof by Nii Parkes

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