# MyTribeIsSouthSudan

My brother, my sister

My neighbor, my co-worker

My in-law, my countrymen

My visitor, my friend, my lover

My tribe is South Sudan

 

Call me Poni, call me Deng

By which I’m known to you

Call me Lam, call me Gatluak

Are all my names – true

 

But:

My tribe is South Sudan

My tribe is South Sudan

My tribe is South Sudan

 

When I go to work

Or jog in the streets

When I pass by the markets

Or sleep under the trees

My tribe is South Sudan

 

I am a South Sudanese

Not known by my tribe

I am a South Sudanese

And me don’t try to bribe

 

Because:

My tribe is South Sudan

My tribe is South Sudan

My tribe is South Sudan

 

Don’t look at the marks

Or the cuts on my face

To set me apart

Or classify my race

My tribe is South Sudan

 

Together let us build

Our country, our identity

Let us choose peace,

Love, harmony and unity

 

Therefore:

I am a South Sudanese

I am a South Sudanese

I am a South Sudanese

 

And

 

#iChoosePeace,

 

Do you? 

(Edward Luka)

@eremugo

 

 

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