OUR PRIDE, NELSON MANDELA

N ever shall I forget Mandela, the E pitome of goodness and justice L ikeness of loyal men, a S age with a salient service O ptimist in the midst of doubts N Noble among our men M an as bold as palace priest A uthor and mover of great visions N ever stopping, never… Continue reading OUR PRIDE, NELSON MANDELA

NOT BEFORE THE FLASHBULB CREW (for Madiba Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela)

Madiba, my eyes remain dry, my lips yet un-tense Yes, I have not shed a tear (I hope that makes sense) Since the many lips started wagging in anticipation Eyes shedding false tears, mine I held in constipation. Should I have wept that the iroko shook in a breeze? My tears should not for that… Continue reading NOT BEFORE THE FLASHBULB CREW (for Madiba Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela)