Graveyard Poem

Written by a 14-year-old girl in Port St. John – Transkei (Kerry Gibbings).

The wealthiest places on this planet are not the gold mines of our country
Nor the diamond mines of Namibia.

The wealthiest places on this planet are the graveyards.

Buried in this sacred ground are ideas that were never shared
Visions that never became reality
Books that were never written
Songs that were never sung, and
Dreams that were never lived.

So let not your soul beckon to the wealth of the graveyards
But rather believe in yourself enough
To make your dreams a reality and
A gift unto life itself.