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Thursday, 6 July 2017



What shall we say and leave unsaid,
about the lateness of regret,
about the right to speak the truth,
about the foolishness of youth.

I should have spoken what I know
about the thing that hurt you so.
I linger here a moment still
attempting thus to pay my bill.

A too young man in leadership,
an ignorant hand that holds a whip,
a sect that springs up into life,
composed of criticism, fear and strife.

You doubt the ways of God today,
because he pushed you all away.
I should have spoken what I knew
to try and save you crippled few.

An original poem by Miekie (Marietjie Uys)
'n Oorspronklike gedig deur Miekie (Marietjie Uys)

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