Below is the poem entitled APRIL 1994 which was written by poet
Richards. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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To right a wrong of ages past
A nation writhe in pain
A cross is what it now would take
So much for all to gain
Some errors couldn’t be atone'
Abuse will reap its toll
“Abolish” we had strove to meet
A mark on voters’ roll
All business came to halt for days
A joyous spirit found
Some busses rolling into town
Big smiles were all round
In queues we stood in pouring rain
A hopeful crowd at best
Awaiting turns at poll to vote
Most eager like the rest
The historical vote of April 1994, when South Africa became a democratically elected government which changed the face of Africa.