Tag Archives: Africa

Where Have All The Heroes Gone?

                    Is it my age, or is it the times we are in? I used to find it so easy to find public figures to admire, to look up to, in … Continue reading

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Tigers Rule The World – for Prompt 15 Childhood Dreams

The lawn of our backyard Was the expanse of Africa The white suburban fencing Could not quell the conqueror A tiny mouth could roar With operatic intensity As I surveyed my kingdom Such was my propensity I spoke with angels, … Continue reading

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Voyager

When I was a child I dreamed I was a tiger Roaring in my backyard As though in Africa As a teen I yearned for music To be dancing with the stars In a Hollywoodian moment Within America In my … Continue reading

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