I fear the time the night will turn dark,
When the winds no longer whispers
And the starry night silenced.
I fear the day the melody will disappear
From the songs of heaven
And when matter of the universe
No longer displays its beauty.
I fear ...
A rare flower I had wished for
The pedals of it unmatchably beautiful
The scent that could melt a cold-cold heart, it bore
To stare at it would be so wonderful.
A rare flower I had dreamt of
To the touch, it felt like silk
Soft. Majestic. And ...
Africa, my continent
Africa my beloved continent
The mother of nations and worlds about
From thy dark rich soils, you have produced wealth
On thy soils, thy children plough riches.
Africa, my land
Africa my beautiful land
Out of thee, beautiful arts ...
I lifted my view high
High above the heights of Mt Everest
Further beyond the horizons
Wishing for my agony to end
A trace of my agony was exposed to me
Exposed also to the world to see
I felt a sense of longing
My heart sinking into ...