This is a new feature I’m introducing on Fridays on how-matters.org, the sharing of poetry related to aid and development work. First off, a treasured poem by Akwasi Aidoo, Executive Director of TrustAfrica.
We are a developing country…You say?
That we need
Time to mature?
Unity to develop?
Discipline to compete?
Hmm…when we have
Can we resist your
© akwasi aidoo
Have some poems you treasure that you’d like to share with fellow aid workers and do-gooders? Please send them my way at firstname.lastname@example.org!
This poem originally appreared at: http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/books/38422