The Importance of a Rainbow

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.

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

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