Mandela(Unconditional Freedom)

Peace to one named troublemaker?

Friends will see as weakness

Let's offer conditional freedom instead

"No" he said to conditional freedom

"Yes"he said for his people's freedom

In life surrounded by chains

In death the heavens poured down rain

Twenty seven years in captivity

Twenty seven days to him it seemed

A heart full of forgiveness

A face full of laughter

In the face of tyranny

His light shined

Never extinguished

Adieu Mandela Madiba Nelson

Your light will forever shine

May the heavens receive your soul

Adieu the peoples hero

Adieu the noble statesman.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

A tribute to Nelson Madiba Mandela on the day of his burial.

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