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Sicelo Sithole

Rookie (09 April 1986 / Durban, South Africa)


Are you shining because you rime with the word star?
Or is it your beauty, hidden in the wonders of who you really are
I, myself wonder how far
They will go, to destroy your beauty written upon the blue skies
They tried before, by hiding your life in books
But God rested still in your mind and preserved your precious looks
I guess you are who you are to me, an old dream to my hands that never dies

Submitted: Monday, January 26, 2009

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  • Freshman - 1,189 Points Gert Strydom (6/15/2009 6:23:00 AM)

    This is really a great verse, but somehow Africa is better known for poverty and war and strive. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Cindy Kreiner Sera (4/26/2009 11:01:00 AM)

    We in Africa have it all- it's up to us to keep her shining like a star.She is beauty, she is blessed and her people are at peace...lets keep it so. Well done Sicelo (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nkululeko Mdudu (3/17/2009 3:41:00 AM)

    Just what we need, a conscious representation of all that our continent is about. looking back not in regret but in rejoice for all that we hold dear in our land. great poem for the awakening of an african spirit. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Winnie Angel (2/3/2009 3:10:00 AM)

    ..beautiful write on the beauty of Africa and the feelings of belongingness is showm beautifully! ! ! ! .
    Winnie (Report) Reply

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