Mariam de Haan

Rookie - 124 Points (04 October 1993 / Pemba, Tanzania)

In The Memory Of A Man - Poem by Mariam de Haan

For a man who showed Africa
Is not one with ignorance.

A man who shared the truth.
A man who respected heritage.

Rest in peace,
To a man who took the laments of his nation
And wrote them for the world to see.

Chinua Achebe,
May your name be written in Africa's soil,
Where you now sleep.

Comments about In The Memory Of A Man by Mariam de Haan

  • Gold Star - 70,859 Points Gajanan Mishra (3/23/2013 11:46:00 AM)

    man sharing the truth. thanks. I like it.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 23, 2013

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