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Tiro Sebina

Author Bio

Tiro Sebina

Tiro Sebina is a Gaborone-based writer, literary critic, and teacher. He studied at the University of Botswana and Warwick University in the UK. A lecturer of English literature at the University of Botswana, his poetry has appeared in numerous journals and collections. He is a trustee of the Bessie Head Heritage Trust.

Mother Womb

You are,
to many,
an unlit village
of caves
and caverns.
A hollow hall
of conception.
A cushion
of elapsed
dreams,
a moist core,
a kernel
of fluids.

To all,
you remain
a snug
starting-point.

You remain
a choice,
if not,
placid
resting place.