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Suzette Richards

Rookie - 30 Points (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Inexorably


Border duty compulsory
For able bodies, mandatory
Their duties call

For an ideal, many had died
Wives, sisters and mothers had cried
Freedom for all

Old values and laws farewell bade
Election promises thus made
Plenty to maul

Like sheep they were led to slaughter
Echoing a nation's laughter
Old regimes fall

More blood money in their pockets
Terrorist to office rockets
All playing ball

B.E.E. ensuring equal pay
Productivity not in play
Companies haul

Strikes to ensure our basic rights:
Water, medical aid and lights
Wish to stand tall

The investors are now skittish
Dropping names, a new found fetish
Dignitaries' gall

The Rand is free falling today
'Poer in sy moer! ' all I can say
Meeting a brick wall

There's nothing further to discuss
On the hard road to Damascus
It is our Saul

Submitted: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 02, 2013
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