Young and Hopeful Africa
Africa, you are young through us today
No one intends to miss you to frown
Your day’s today for the world to watch
An amazing day God made us fetch
Africa, young and hopeful when heads meet
In Jinja, the Nile flows; here the world is to feed
For coloured thoughts were nurtured for days
On quitting the quagmire of woe for centuries
Africa, this is a great day, and no one is excluded
People have come committedly unexhausted
Focused on African field evidence to ensnare
This is the time for the experiences to share
Africa, this is the day we have waited for
We’d been working hard in unison under a mentor
For shunning quandaries, today happily we deliver
Ground facts for self-reliance and empowerment we offer
Africa, this is the day your women will smile,
Your sons and daughters will understand,
That they have been sleepless for a cause.
That they’re a family with a vision to applause.
Africa, with a universally well-known identity
Uganda is proud of us, African hopeful children.
Jinja's expectant; she'll add us on her History list
For our feet have stamped her green land
The future is ours; smiles are on our faces.
Poem by Mugisho N Theophile
@Coference for learning in Busubi, Uganda
Copyright © Mugisho Theophile | Year Posted 2019
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