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Little Prince

29 May

 

Sarabi

I am the sun that brings
light to the dark
giving way when the moonshine
comes.
I am the beetle that rolls
down the big ball of dung
that heavy flying bug behind
the civilizations of the Nile bank.
I am the blue sky above the
grey clouds
that amazing smile behind the
tear drop.
I am the defenseless calf
trailing behind the elephant matriarch
that classic knock out that follows
a missed punch.
I am the little prince with the
heart of a king
the beauty behind the bleak
the blessing behind the sin.
I am the gigantic fig tree
blooming from that tiny seed
I am the power of the vision
mixed with the dream
that unconquerable force
behind the thing called belief.

uThanDiLe(c)2013

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3 responses to “Little Prince

  1. brian miller

    May 29, 2013 at 10:45 am

    nice….very encouraging and inspiring…i like that you look at it through multiple metaphors…

     
  2. Jeff

    May 29, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    Faith and hope . . . and them fulfilled.
    The strength of your piece I think is in its rhythm. It is moving.
    Cheers!

     
  3. M. J. Joachim

    May 30, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Ah, the power of belief – it is amazing, isn’t it?

     

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