Tuesday, 1 June 2010
I think wings will look weird on a pig
No matter how colourful you make them.
I think people never ever change
Until God or tragedy or a baby hits them.
I think the Chinese are on a mission
To plant a child named Chan in every African village.
I think the Americans prefer
their presidents slim and their children fat.
I think the Dutch are afraid of drowning someday,
That’s why they design their shoes like boats.
I think farmers and waiters and cleaners
Should earn more than actors and footballers.
I think true love is harder to find and keep
Than a black man in a black suit standing in the dark.
I think Bush means Hitler in German and Mugabe in Shona.
I think all young successful Africans should volunteer
As teachers in deprived schools one week, every year.
I think Europe and America highly prefer uneducated black people.
I think the people with the strongest opinions are the ones
Who know the least about any thing that really matters.
I think that's a photo of my daughter but only my wife can say for sure.
Congratulations once again to Accra [dot] Alt and the French Embassy for making it happen this year too. Too many people wanted to piss on t...