EDUCATION OF THE YOUNG

 

Education is a powerful weapon

Where to start

You open your eyes

I whisper to you

I show you all

The world has to offer

 

The bird that sings

His song for you

The sun rising in the morning

I introduce you to the world

 

We walk

We talk

I cherish your every day

Soon enough you will learn

To read

You will learn all the names

Of the ten thousand things

 

You will learn the language

Of the wild things

In the late afternoon

You will learn all

About sunsets

 

And you will learn

All the names of the stars

Which come out at night

You will talk with the moon

 

Your days will be filled

With learning

It will be your weapon

You will use to change the world

 

July 18 2018

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – University of the Witwatersrand South Africa, 2003

 

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