Tshililo Thomas Radzilani

Rookie - 104 Points (South Africa, Phiphidi village in Limpopo Province)

Life - Sides Of A Coin - Head And Tail - Poem by Tshililo Thomas Radzilani

It require purpose to create will
It requires to be valued to have meaning
It is a mixture of bad and good
Its strings are religions and politics

Daily in neighbourhood one is born while other is no more
Sitting together with varied minds
Walking past each other with varied purpose
Being in single trip but not same destinations

In partnership but seeing things differently
Attending same conference with different agendas
In same religion but different emphasis
True it is different schools of thoughts

The poor and the rich are in different platforms
The capitalist and socialist talks past each other
If it is the majority who is for minority?
Does the vocal speaks for all?

Does the powerful matter about the weak?
Does one with full stomach speaks for the hungry
Does one with shelter looks after the destitute?
Are the able bodies looking after the people with disabilities

Do we care for environment to care for us?
Is economic development everything?
What is emancipation?
Where is sustainable development?
What is education and what is civilisation?

If so:
Why inequality?
Why wars?
Why poverty?
Why demonstrations?
Why climate change?

What matters on the planet?
Humans, animals and coachroches?
Whose rights are important?
In the world of innovation and creativity what will remain in its original form?

Is everyone for themselves or for others?
Are continents or regions united?
Are animals equal in a zoo?
Can United Nations answer?

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Narrative

Poet's Notes about The Poem

What is happening around the world is life in many facets.

Comments about Life - Sides Of A Coin - Head And Tail by Tshililo Thomas Radzilani

  • Gajanan MishraGajanan Mishra (9/29/2017 2:29:00 AM)

    each one is for others, principle of nature (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 29, 2017

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