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Poem: Groundation For Contemplation

Groundation For Contemplation
By N Oji Mzilikazi
29 March 2016

All societies have a right-wing, extremist or lunatic fringe.
People who see themselves as guardians, nationalists, ultra-patriotic,
Defenders of country, culture, purity, racial superiority,
As well as zealots — with no loyalty but to their own absurdity.

Under all their nationalism, religious, racial, political sloganeering,
Theirs is an ethos of selfishness, criminality, gangsterism, banditry,
Enslavement under political, religious, racial, ethnic banners,
Political, social instability for personal, financial gain.

Their politically extreme, militant rhetoric of hate, faith…

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