WRETCHED AFRIKANER

By Johannes Adriaan Snyman

shattered dreams
invincible destructive spirit
floating smoothly
yet in an instant
casting upon one a despondency
tearing away all joy
all love
all peace
sickening and pathetic
our Afrikaner nation
a sorrow to behold
invincible destructive spirit
hovering like the scent of death
over the silence of shattered dreams

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