Hope Warriors

Mother Theresa

When you look closely
Beneath Mandela or Mother Theresa
You will find a full heart
That outgrew an average body
And a fuller conscience
That outlived one life
Where one repeated act of defiance
Broke the spine of apathy
As on streets of Calcutta and Soweto
Lepers of the skin slipped out
Through pupil cracks
To become equal citizens
Of anonymity.

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