An Acoli poem from Uganda.

His eyes died long ago,
You can see clouds in them;
The death of the eyes of the teacher,
Clouds are visible in them, oh,
His eyes died long ago;
The teacher does not leave his glasses behind;
His eyes died long ago,
You can see clouds in them.

from Oral Poetry from Africa (1984),
Compiled by Jack Mapanje and Landeg White,
Longman