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By Gahlia Njongoh Gwangwa'a
Distinguished Member of the International Society of Poets
Member of the International Poetry Hall of Fame

 

Le Vrai Defenseur

Si vous voyez quelqu'un se parler
A haute voix, d'un air renfrogne
Ne le prenez pas pour un desequilibre
Il est le vrai defenseur engage.

Si vous rencontrez quelqu'un qui parle
De la lutte de ce peuple si pale
Il est le vrai defenseur qui sans pretention
Parle sans peur d'une eventuelle repression.

Si le vrai defenseur avec passion
S'exprime violemment dans des discussions
Ne vous ecartez pas de ce soutien
Car il vous montrera le droit chemin.

Si le vrai defenseur l'est effectivement
Ses mots il ne doit les dire timidement
Ses propos ne sauraient etre creux
Il se gardera de faire le pompeux.

S'il est vraiment notre heraut et chantre
Ses mots devront etre comme ceux de
l'apotre

 

The True Defender

If you find someone talking
Aloud to himself frowning
He is not crazy at all
He is the true defender of all.

If you come across someone talking
About the plight of the people, the voiceless
He is the true defender, fearless
And will talk without minding the sting.

If he true defender is talking
Very strongly against something
Don't from him stay away
'cause he will show you the gateway.

If the true defender is indeed true
He should not his words chew
He should make not his words verbose
But always in simple words compose.

If he is our true defender
We know his softer words are kinder
If he talks let me understand what he says
To get me or else we both fail.

If we understand the true defender better
We'll be on his side closer and closer
'cause I know he's a Poet
who speaks the truth without a wait.

The true defender who for the blind sees
And without reservations, for them speaks
He makes not for any reason an about turn
Always he reaches crucial point of no return.