Ghost child. Joseph Nhlapo. Title. Ghost Child We think this poem is about a child who dies of sickness or war. Maybe even murder. Paraphrase.
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This poem is about a person who’s going through a dramatic time in life. They’re obviously hurting because they can’t be the person they were before whether the pain is physical, emotional or both. In the end of the poem he’s asking God to take him away from all his pain. We translate that to him feeling rejected and unimportant.
The speaker and the poet is the same person because the poem is told from the first person. We think that the speaker is sad and depressed about what they’re going through and what they are deprived of.