For whatever I can share to inform, inspire, enlighten, and bring joy and hope to others, then this blog has best served its purpose.

Friday, December 6, 2013

A short poem for Nelson Mandela

"Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass and South Africa's symbol of the struggle against racial oppression...Warm, lanky and charismatic in his silk, earth-toned dashikis, he was quick to admit his shortcomings, endearing him further in a culture in which leaders rarely do." --CNN News

"Mr Mandela led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison for his political activities...The Nobel Prize laureate was one of the world's most revered statesmen after preaching reconciliation despite being imprisoned for 27 years." --BBC News

What seest thou who bringeth light
To shine upon the black and white;
From which the colours could blend well
Thine eyes, for sure, must see the will?

To change the world where ignorance
Could eat up all the furtherance
Of living free, equality,
And joy for all humanity.

What though when eyes already shut
From what is seeing meant a lot?
Thy flesh the night could only claim
Yet thou would be a precious gem.


Post a Comment

Popular Posts

Recent Posts

Sample Text

Copyright © 2011-2015. My Journey by Napoleon Nalcot. Powered by Blogger.
My photo

I write meaningful discussions on a wide variety of topics for whatever positive transformations these may bring upon my readers as a result. 

Featured post

World War III is a battle to preserve humanity from those who would like to completely destroy it

If it's the game of chess, nations are now key-positioning their pieces for a duel. No matter how well the game may be played and wo...

Formulir Kontak


Email *

Message *

Google+ Followers

Search This Blog


If you found this blog helpful, you may donate to show your support.

Like us on Facebook

Share Button

Flickr Images

recent posts

About Author

Latest Post

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Follow Me

Popular Posts

Copyright © My Journey | Powered by Blogger
Design by AnarielDesign | Blogger Theme by | Free Blogger Templates