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Thu, 24.09.2009

DETERMINATION by John Henrik Clarke.

My feet have felt the sands of many nations,
I have drunk the water
Of many springs,
I am old,
Older than the Pyramids,
I am older than the race
That oppresses me,
I will live on…
I will outlive oppression,
I will outlive oppressors…
Copyright 1948 by John Henrik Clarke.

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