The Importance of a Rainbow

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The Importance of a Rainbow

It was on a long walk home
he taught us:
to look for the light in falling rain;
to read between segregated lines;
to act in courage in the face of rage;
to use benevolence to survive the inhumane.

It is on our long walk home,
that we embrace our vitality
by looking to our rainbows.

For Nelson Mandela with love and gratitude.


This poem can now be found in The Unique & Sundry, which happens to be available on Amazon.

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