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Lie

A land of beauty, of darkness,
a place of destruction,
a journey of regret.

The liberties of Liberia
can enslave a man
can wage war on a man.

The lie in Liberia
can seduce a man
can define, even produce a man.

Liberty from the lie in Liberia!

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  1. Date: 10/9/2012 12:42:00 PM
    Hoe gaan dit Mnr Coetzee Reminds me of the old S.A, A place of beauty, destruction and darkness that I do not regret. Geniet jy dag verder. Cheers Chris

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 7:10:00 PM
    politics and conscience....you said it all.... the seductive joys of Africa... Don't I know it! Nairobi is much the same... Victoria

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 4:03:00 PM
    Well written Johann - // Anne-Lise :)