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The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - a colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; a rare gift of Providence.
Once, entangled in the web of racist succubus;
Unruffled he declares before High Justice:
In Hawaii they Hula
They Tango in Argentina
They Reggae in Jamaica
And they Rumba down in Cuba,
'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,
Taught my benighted soul to understand
That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:
Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.
I saw a little elephant standing in my garden,
I said 'You don't belong in here', he said 'I beg you pardon?',
I said 'This place is England, what are you doing here?',
He said 'Ah, then I must be lost' and then 'Oh dear, oh dear'.
With promise of job,
he lured her into a cane field.
His gentleness a veil of sanity.
Lurking in his mind,
Homage to Kenneth Koch
If I were doing my Laundry I'd wash my dirty Iran
What is Africa to me:
Copper sun or scarlet sea,
Jungle star or jungle track,
Strong bronzed men, or regal black
Millions queued in lines before Arbiter Of Disputes.
Hopes were high,
Duty and resolve holding firm.
Hearts dance with spirit of Emancipation,
O fleece, that down the neck waves to the nape!
O curls! O perfume nonchalant and rare!
O ecstasy! To fill this alcove shape
With memories that in these tresses sleep,
The sun sought thy dim bed and brought forth light,
The sciences were sucklings at thy breast;
When all the world was young in pregnant night
Thy slaves toiled at thy monumental best.
A wind is ruffling the tawny pelt
Of Africa, Kikuyu, quick as flies,
Batten upon the bloodstreams of the veldt.
Corpses are scattered through a paradise.
Love is all embracing,
Pure and sublime
Which flows and keeps flowing
Like a never ending stream;
January 1912, Mzansi brought forth a child
In a harsh political climate
Destined to free her people
Bound to cruel Fate
In their faces a colourless gaping of life's adversity:
the hopeless grief of a hellish existence;
Malnourished, starving, filth and olfactory horrors;
Their humiliating nothingness clothed in rags;
With the muse of Africa;
With the rhythm of Africa;
The shadowy Daughter of Urthona stood before red Orc,
When fourteen suns had faintly journey'd o'er his dark abode:
His food she brought in iron baskets, his drink in cups of iron:
Paris, from throats of iron, silver, brass,
Joy-thundering cannon, blent with chiming bells,
Through the pregnant universe rumbles life's terrific thunder,
And Earth's bowels quake with terror; strange and terrible storms break,
Lightning-torches flame the heavens, kindling souls of men, thereunder:
Africa! long ages sleeping, O my motherland, awake!
The Sun woke me this morning loud
and clear, saying "Hey! I've been
trying to wake you up for fifteen
minutes. Don't be so rude, you are
All about Mama Africa! ! Muse of motherland! The continent called Africa! ! ! ! ! Full of countries! Cultures, traditions and languages;
Faces, phases! Place to be in Africa! Home of the lion, zebra and the giraffe! Vegetations to attract you in! ! ! ! All about Africa;
Africa, Our Africa
Africa of Green and Black, of colors in between
Africa of people, of love and light, from within
Africa Africa Africa!
Oh the once mighty and heroic Africa
Why has thou grown so cold?
Why has thou remained thus numb?
Africa! ! !
55 Countries in Africa;
Welcome to Africa,
Mamaa! Mamaa! !
Mama Africa my Homeland;
Pot of love,
Dot with life!
Spot of peace,
Hot like the sun;
One of the last (if not the last) of Africa's
tallest trees has fallen
Yes, Kofi Anan breathes no more
Death has stolen one of the last true sons of the soil
But i believe in the truth;
Faith and hope,
Am African by birth and my ancestors blessed the soil beneath my feet with purity and spirituality, nothing is useless in my land; the leaves and roots are my herbs of miracle and healing.
Africa my Africa, my jungle of pure love and serenity. Please hold on before you take that step, don't always believe the negativity you hear about Africa. Take a walk with me through the hill side of my land and the good land filled with pure emotion.
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