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Eulogy for Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai is not dead I roll back my tear Peer from my window Deep the grooming forest Switch off my radio Tear the headline I refuse the epitaph I write no word Her monument must sprout Beyond the canopy She died to defend Let Wangari not die Mother of mother nature Where she lives!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 9/28/2011 9:54:00 PM
The third berse is so meaningful with your description. I'm sure she would be honored to think this was written for her
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Date: 9/27/2011 8:44:00 AM
Prof. Wangari Maathai is an institution in variety of manners. For us, Kenyans, though she died yesterday the work she she stood for in terms of our relationshipship with nature will indict us if we mourn and forget. As the first African woman to win the nobel prize, it bespeaks what humanly determination can proffer. Hence the tribute. thanks for your readership and feedback.
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Date: 9/27/2011 8:42:00 AM
Prof. Wangari Maathai is an institution in variety of manners. For us, Kenyans, though she died yesterday the work she she stood for in terms of our relationshipship with nature will indict us if we mourn and forget. As the first African woman to win the nobel prize, it bespeaks what humanly determination can proffer. Hence the tribute. thanks for your readership and feedback.
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Date: 9/27/2011 8:43:00 AM
Prof. Wangari Maathai is an institution in variety of manners. For us, Kenyans, though she died yesterday the work she she stood for in terms of our relationshipship with nature will indict us if we mourn and forget. As the first African woman to win the nobel prize, it bespeaks what humanly determination can proffer. Hence the tribute. thanks for your readership and feedback.
Date: 9/27/2011 6:14:00 AM
Good morning, Peter. Did u write this for her funeral? I believe these words are very powerful and give a great personifying effect...monument must sprout...great description.Sorry for this special loss....eulogies are very difficult to write. Gwendolen
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