Who is Symon Maguru

Symon Maguru is a Poet, Journalist, Author and Singer-songwriter From Malawi born in Blantyre City on 19th February 1998. He realized his potential when he was in secondary school in 2014, two years later in college he gained recognition with his poem "When the sunrises." Passing through a tough time, having no support from local newspapers, the journey prolonged. Symon Maguru's Poetry captures his experiences in life, culture, religion, national affairs and matters of global interest. Maguru has worked with Better than Starbucks poetry magazine in 2020 and his poems were published in their bi-monthly Journals from January to May. Throughout his written poetry career, he is driven by zeal to make traditional poetry rise again, learning from Malawian Poetry legends like James David Rubad...
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Symon Maguru Poems

  • Venom On Fresh Wounds
    Caged in a lions den
    Weak upon kisses of dynasties of snakes
    Screaming like a helpless hen
    Pleading for mercy at a knife point ...
  • Ashes To Wood
    Scattered and desolate in between three stones
    Angrily whipped by winds, flying like dust residuals
    Torn to powder and countless for my untraceable pieces
    Wistful beyond detection ...
  • Drums Of Alkebulan Titans
    Living in a day darkness
    Under prolonged bondage
    That never cease to elapse;
    Knees of scavengers against our pigment ...
  • Memorable Euphoria
    It was in a middle of a night
    Dark as a night of two weeks
    A heart cracker, when two simultaneous rocks
    Swept away by monsoon rains failed to stand ...
  • Honey On A Rotten Tree
    For sure I can’t lie
    The Alphabet of guilt written on my face
    Tears and sweat helping me eat a humble pie
    On my knees I fulfill Psalms 95 vs 6 ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Symon Maguru

Body 2 Majesty 2 Touch 1 Glimpse 1 Ghost 1 Triumph 1 Game 1 Jack 1 Creative 1 Throat 1


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Pania: What topic was memorable euphoria
Sothini Phiri: Keep the Fire Burning.

Alex Mandaaliza: Nice work brother. Keep the levels rising

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