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Ode to Famara Jatta

Mar 21, 2012, 2:29 PM

An icon passes on

To us he belonged

Stood out in the throng

Made our economy strong

Stood in prayer for long

And I was there along

I will surely sing along

A hearty Famara song:

We will surely miss you

our dear Star

For yours is a journey going far

Away from our eyes yet

close to our heart

We shall remember and follow your star

The Famara I knew was bold

Firm he was, yet not cold

The truth he knew was always told

He was not one to fold

In the face of tests

no matter the toll

He was warm to one and all

Always answering the national call

Now he answered the ultimate call

In tears I pray for his gentle soul

To be treated with mercy by the Almighty Soul