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The heart of our hearts,
the bone of my bones.
The fresh of my fresh,
The sweet of sweets.
As the first man was
happy for the creation of 
woman from his rib, 
the same way I am
happy with my parents.

I really love my parents,
as I love myself with
all my heart. I wish to thank God
for their presence. No one can
separate me from my parents.
To separate, it will be death.

"My parents are my strong weapons,
powerful tools for my defense.
Whatever I do, I remember my parents.
Even if its peace, even if its danger.
I appreciate for my protection, since I was born.
They protected me with all their hearts, 
as a leopard protects its young,
as a dog protects its meat. They loved me,
as meat attracts flies.
Really they did a good job.
I praise their services and uncountable support
provided to me since I was born until the level I am.

I respect my parents, and I can't speak
evil to them. If I do, it's a sin and a real curse.
I can't forget when I was young, they looked 
after me together with my sisters and other
family relatives at large. The orphans and the disabled.
it's their efforts that made me what I am.
Not only me, but also you.
Your parents made you what you're.
Don't despise them, our parents our life.
The family heroes, gods of earth and foundation
for human development.
They are real heroes!! We can't despise them,
they are our life. Our foundation.

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  1. Date: 6/6/2012 8:23:00 AM
    I miss you today and always Sekitto !!! Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 12:02:00 PM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Sekitto. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2011 11:59:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your amazing poetry today Sekitto. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with good health, love, laughter, and loads of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/12/2010 7:45:00 AM
    A joy to read an oldie by one of my favorite poets Sekitto. Please write some poetry and post it here. Miss you. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/23/2010 11:32:00 AM
    This is still one of my favorite poems written by you Sekitto. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 9:43:00 AM
    Sekitto, why have you taken all of your poetry away except one from PoetrySoup? Where are you at? Is something wrong? Please come back. Love, Carol