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Desmond Poems - Poems about Desmond

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Premium Member Arm in arm
... A lizard in a leotard, a leopard in a froufrou, strolled off together, arm in arm, in search of Desmond Tutu. They stopped to drop some laundry off while walking through Ukraine; got ......Read More
Categories: desmond, silly,
Form: Rhyme

Promise Kept
...I When Sidney died I could have died I could have cried But fought to save my flat African 'woonstel,' or 'apartment' Under auction threat By PRETOR, for "levies," Or security gate fees Yet ......Read More
Categories: desmond, 12th grade, appreciation, black
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Champion Of Human Rights
... Desmond Tutu raised the moral voice to its height In dark times showed his countrymen rays of light Broke the apartheid wall between black and white Nobel winner championed causes of human ......Read More
Categories: desmond, africa, celebrity, rights,
Form: Epitaph
... The iconic Desmond Tutu died, impish humor, feisty Archbishop, so revered, As we lay him to rest, may angels embrace him, a great loss, much endeared, A Nobel Prize winner, spoke out about Afrika......Read More
Categories: desmond, love,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Restful Sleep
... Desmond Tutu strove hard to battle desultory extremity? Humanity's hurdle is to sustain and esteem diversity. One day, He saw a "Whites Only" sign on the exterior bath gate. Said, "What......Read More
Categories: desmond, analogy, appreciation, discrimination, meaningful,
Form: Epitaph

Premium Member Desmond Tutu
...Desmond Tutu stood for anti-Apartheid Courageously walked in front as a guide Will ever be honored as a brave knight Here in this tomb lies, he, emanating light 4. Jan. 2022 A Celebrity Epitap......Read More
Categories: desmond, appreciation, death, memorial,
Form: Epitaph
Tutu - Archhbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu 1931-2021
...I small father, The Arch is missed even by Dalai Lama, Buddhists this writer loves Israel, but Tutu cried for Palestine, fellow-activists my truth: the Arch gave me permission to be an African, a ......Read More
Categories: desmond, america, appreciation, brother, christian,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Crossing That Siberian Desert Of Lost Souls
...("" In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present"" -Francis Bacon) Crossing That Siberian Desert Of Lost Souls No joy, no peace, on that darken horrendous stroll......Read More
Categories: desmond, appreciation, creation, dark, death,
Form: Rhyme
Raymond and Desmond
...Tall fair Raymond, And taller fairer Desmond, Of each other heartily fond, And of a deepening bond, Soon this did a violence for a blonde, By name Gladys Frond: A human copy of Luxuriant Palm F......Read More
Categories: desmond, care, character, conflict, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
...1. John Desmond Patrick Keegan 2. Alfred, Lord Tennyson 3. Sally Aline Mae Beller 4. Charles Edward A. Berry 5. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce 6. Béla Ferenc Dezso Blaskó 7. Joh......Read More
Categories: desmond, appreciation, dedication, inspiration,
Form: List
... Sand in the Sandwiches ~ A Tea Named Green ~ Your Shiny Chemo Head ~ Some of my many titles To encourage To entice To invite ~ Titles to call you To draw you in Like a brig......Read More
Categories: desmond, emotions, encouraging, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation of Autumn Leaves-Les feuilles mortes de Jacques Prevert by T Wignesan
...Autumn Leaves/Les feuilles mortes de Jacques PREVERT (1900-77) Translated by T. Wignesan (Note: As far as I can make out, this poem is at the heart of all versions of « The Autumn Leaves " -......Read More
Categories: desmond, autumn, heartbreak, i miss
Form: Free verse
Letter to a Girl Child
...Everything seems impossible when it’s not done Though when dark times hit, people tend to give up and run But to where, it’s still under the same sun This is one of the truth ignored by man. Ye......Read More
Categories: desmond, africa, child, confidence, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wildlife 8
...Wildlife 8 A musical young green woodpecker, Loved the music of old Desmond Decker, He would sing every song, But the words he got wrong, So his friends called him 'Desmond the Wrecker'! ......Read More
Categories: desmond, animal, funny,
Form: Limerick
...Awakening early just before sunrise to exquisite sounds of the morning refrain Blackbird sweetly offers his love with his passionate tune surely making her swoon How could she resist t......Read More
Categories: desmond, good morning, sea, sun,
Form: Rhyme

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