Garth Rakumakoe

The Last Mile

Many of us have seen it

so many times

to substantiate the view


Isn\'t it funny 

how we show potential

and glimpses of strength

in the stretch of our last mile?

when we know we are going

Isn\'t it funny?


The last bedridden effort remains

a remnant, of the last gallant fight

remains a promise

These are the lessons loss teaches us

when the grim reaper calls