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Universal 2

From your womb

You longed for peace

Among  all peoples of faith.

 

To see hatred abate

And earthly kingdoms cease

You implored against zealots.

 

For truth and love

You gave your body

To be burned.

 

Out of the ashes

Your spirit quickens,

Refusing to die.

By Devarakshanam Govinden
herbyg@telkomsa.net