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Jul.18.2013
Hey,this is not a TV show on CNN,or the BBC, Or one of the global stations. 67 minutes  Are really 67 years of my  severe struggle To help dismantle the evil apartheid That plagued South Africa,my homeland.   My name is Madiba or just Mandela, And this is my story.I did not walk the...
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Jul.13.2013
The tiny seed that lies dormant in my heart is called hope, Waiting for the opportune moment to germinate, When comes the dark time in my life, When the tempest rocks the boat in my journeying, And the brass sky seems unyielding. Hope flourishes here and it's then I can see The light at the end of...
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Jun.24.2013
I'm the unsung hero of a thousand lines, Of unfinished syntax in the land of poesy, Of unfinished business on grey Wall Street.   I'm the unheard-of voice that echoes, Down the valleys of a thousand mountains, In wintry's cold wilderness in the land of the wolf.   I am the falling tear...
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Jun.18.2013
Some called her ''the Dark Continent'',perhaps because they had''dark intentions'', But out of Africa has come not only the ivory,gold and slaves laden on galleys, But out of Africa has come a champion and a leader of men--   He who was born a Xhosa ,born to Thembu royal family, He who...
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Jun.14.2013
Beyond the open gate of the mind lie myriads and myriads of new ideas, A new spirited force that can energize and rejuvenate you, Taking you to a new level of metaphysical reality. I dream of going places,surfing on the clouds of consciousness, Soaring like a bald eagle and roaming the spheres...
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Jun.06.2013
A cursory glance at the major world civilizations can reveal a startling discovery.They all lie within the Cosmic Energy Fields[CEF],FORMED BY THE TRIANGULATION OF THE THREE COSMIC POINTS,viz,.Stonehenge,the Great Pyramid of Giza and the pre-Columbian Mayan pyramids.[read my articles in redroom.com...
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Jun.05.2013
A voice crying out from cyberspace, That echoes like the echoes from the cave, That seeks to transmit some message. We walk the wilderness of cyberspace, Like some warrior or adventurer, Strolling through the Grand Canyon, Or walking on the lunar surface like Armstrong. Cyberspace is our modern...
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Apr.29.2013
Love is like a butterfly, Pretty to look at,not easy to catch; It flaunts its pretty self, Tantalizing and fleeting before your eyes, And as an eager hand extends, It flits off ever looking pretty and innocent.   A pretty lady is so much like the butterfly, Pretty to look at ,not easy to catch...
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Apr.16.2013
The world has entered a new low with the tragic happenings at the Boston Marathon.Sure history has taught that many wars have been fought on thousands of battlefields over millennia.There have been many famous battles and wars.There were the war of American Independence--a pretty bloody war at that...
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Apr.12.2013
Michelangelo's portrait of Cleopatra,Egypt's last pharoah holding an asp to her breast has been more or less regarded as a genuine work of the master.What got heads turning ,though,was the portrait on the reverse side which is considered ''ugly'',with the Pharoah baring her ''big teeth''.One...
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Apr.11.2013
In a moment it's gone. Just like a whisper Or a silent prayer; A vapour that rises In the midst of the day And steals the secrets of the heart.
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Apr.11.2013
Life's reciprocal is in dying, Love's conquest is in  giving; A fool's paradise is wherever he makes it, A bounty hunter's joy is his catch, A  traveller's ultimate is his destination, A lady's vanity is her beauty, A politician's pride is his speech, And a sportsman's success is his...
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Apr.11.2013
brown leaves ribbed like human hands,stretching   across idyllic sand   like corpses on a Roman battleground.   corpses.You'd think that cadavers belong only to a morgue.   but how many a sylvan wood hides   beneath its greenery the brown dead?
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Apr.11.2013
Grey is the Dawn,opening   the book of a new day   the rainbow an esplanade,traversing   the sky's rim.   sky is a blue-like veil hung in suspense,leaping   over day's painted cumuli and cirrus white-   white as starched linen or crisp paper   crisper than the...
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Apr.08.2013
So Britain has lost a frigate or better yet a battleship, Beneath the sombre English sky an era has just ended, And like a great warrior made famous in  Grecian lore, The boatman must now carry her across the river.   Row boatman,row and carry Margaret Thatcher home, For today we must...
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