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POEM: I am Big Deal, I am Bigger than Race, My Energy is Taking me Places

Yes I am a big deal; I am bigger than race.

My ambitions go beyond race; mine or anyone else’s.

Of course when people lay eyes on me, they see

The attitude that let apartheid persist still prevails

17 years into the so called democracy; a lot has been done but more is still not done. Poverty and unemployment are scourges that still thug our society.

Of recent was the successful economic freedom march which travelled from Johannesburg CBD, to Sandton then finally Pretoria. A distance of approximately 60km travelled over 24 hours straight. Young man and women; mostly unemployed; took part in the march.

What if we were all white or all black or all Chinese?

The world is in a bad shape.

Why do we exist?

Why apartheid, why war? But war is stupid?

Some go far as saying the west just likes bombing Arabs, Asian and black people!