Argief
Tuis /
Home
Briewe /
Letters
Bieg /
Confess
Kennisgewings /
Notices
Skakels /
Links
Boeke /
Books
Onderhoude /
Interviews
Fiksie /
Fiction
PoŽsie /
Poetry
Taaldebat /
Language debate
Opiniestukke /
Essays
Rubrieke /
Columns
Kos & Wyn /
Food & Wine
Film /
Film
Teater /
Theatre
Musiek /
Music
Resensies /
Reviews
Nuus /
News
Feeste /
Festivals
Spesiale projekte /
Special projects
Slypskole /
Workshops
Opvoedkunde /
Education
Artikels /
Features
Geestelike literatuur /
Religious literature
Visueel /
Visual
Reis /
Travel
Expatliteratuur /
Expat literature
Gayliteratuur /
Gay literature
IsiXhosa
IsiZulu
Nederlands /
Dutch
Hygliteratuur /
Erotic literature
Kompetisies /
Competitions
Sport
In Memoriam
Wie is ons? /
More on LitNet
Adverteer op LitNet /
Advertise on LitNet
LitNet is ’n onafhanklike joernaal op die Internet, en word as gesamentlike onderneming deur Ligitprops 3042 BK en Media24 bedryf.

Doubtful Propaganda

Roy Remy

There are some things that I must mention,
My heart desires this truthful intention.
On those that quest for good in bad
And ever to right those paths of sad.

Winds whistle motions thought,
Your opinion is already bought.
Roads ahead with danger fraught,
Anger rages lands value naught!

I have a damn good reason to scream,
But I am alone it would seem.
Is it wrong to imagine Peace?
Is it not time to turn over the leaf?

Why can we not see,
That war is wrong,
That there is a mystic melody,
Another, forgotten song?
There has to be
Another way,
To satiate unrest,
I say!

We cannot afford to wage our worries,
To stay our riches with deep, deep quarries
On those abroad,
This is the time
For Peace I hope.
There will be a sign.

And damned be those who plot and curse
For fear of losing their content purse,
For my heart will forever Peace seek,
And my mouth to open ears will speak.

Imprison me for my words!
Perhaps I need a reason to verse.
A more than truly betrayed trust,
Those of lessons, a betrayed must.

15 October 2001

boontoe


© Kopiereg in die ontwerp en inhoud van hierdie webruimte behoort aan LitNet, uitgesluit die kopiereg in bydraes wat berus by die outeurs wat sodanige bydraes verskaf. LitNet streef na die plasing van oorspronklike materiaal en na die oop en onbeperkte uitruil van idees en menings. Die menings van bydraers tot hierdie werftuiste is dus hul eie en weerspieŽl nie noodwendig die mening van die redaksie en bestuur van LitNet nie. LitNet kan ongelukkig ook nie waarborg dat hierdie diens ononderbroke of foutloos sal wees nie en gebruikers wat steun op inligting wat hier verskaf word, doen dit op hul eie risiko. Media24, M-Web, Ligitprops 3042 BK en die bestuur en redaksie van LitNet aanvaar derhalwe geen aanspreeklikheid vir enige regstreekse of onregstreekse verlies of skade wat uit sodanige bydraes of die verskaffing van hierdie diens spruit nie. LitNet is ín onafhanklike joernaal op die Internet, en word as gesamentlike onderneming deur Ligitprops 3042 BK en Media24 bedryf.