The Come Up

Short Poems

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The Come Up

On the come up,
They want to pay you with exposure;

They don’t value your worth;
And they want to keep taking from you;

They don’t seem to understand;
The struggle it takes to be you;
And the sleepless nights;

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Oganga Mangiti

Oganga Mangiti

Oganga Mangiti, is a self-published poet and author | Poetry best-selling author and top writer | 2020 Bakanal De Afrique Fellow | Debut anthology — Love & Pain