troublemakers seeinherent flaws as they walk the path to freedom Nelson Mandela July 18, 1918December 5, 2013 Mandela was given the forename Rolihlahla, a Xhosa term colloquially meaning "troublemaker."
There are parts of meI've deniedVersions of meI've defiedPaths I've chosenOthers left behindShedLike skinOf another timeAll this doneBrought me hereFace to faceBut not quite clearWith a personI've knownNowCome to fearHe is the finalThe outcomeThe oneThe personI've decidedTo become
a t re ach er o u s p a t h only completed in death every s t e p for you
Life Coils To a pin prick Then vanishes With unanswered possibilities Time envies Mortality As it carries on its straight path To god only knows where
What occupies the confines of the mind ghosts of a future mapped by the past Each freed to follow their own path When the chosen road is illuminated at last