Matshona Dhliwayo Poems

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1.
Dear Future

"Dear ignorance, I'm disowning you.
Dear knowledge, I'm wooing you.
Dear understanding, I'm seeking you.
Dear wisdom, I'm wedding you.
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2.
Don't Worry

"If you want to sing,
sing like today is your last.
If you want to dance,
dance like today is your last.
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3.
Education

'To devalue students, mistreat them.
To impair students, pollute them.
To harm students, abuse them.
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4.
World Peace

"The world is a patient,
hatred is the illness,
kindness is the remedy,
and love is the physician.
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5.
I See You

"I see for you.
You see for me.
We see for each other.
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6.
Time

"When I see memories, I see the past.
When I see thoughts, I see the present.
When I see intentions, I see the future.
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7.
I Am Justice

"I am injustice, " said tyranny.
"I am lawlessness, " said corruption.
"I am inequality, " said bigotry.
"I am intolerance, " said racism.
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8.
Strength

"Strength comes from pain, not pleasure.
Strength comes from confidence, not ego.
Strength comes from honor, not titles.
Strength comes from persuasion, not force.
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9.
To Know Thyself

"To know thyself is to know truth,
to know thyself is know reality.
To know thyself is to know nature,
to know thyself is know creation.
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10.
The Education Of Matshona Dhliwayo

"If you want concepts, go to school.
If you want truth, go to life.
If you want information, go to school.
If you want facts, go to life.
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