[DEBATE] : Brutus poem, 'I am a rebel...', found (from Yassir Arafat), 17/1/09
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Sat Jan 17 19:29:04 GMT 2009
Dennis: "A 'found' poem; based on a speech by Yassir Arafat at the UN 34
years ago. Arafat, at that time, was one of the great Palestinian
I am a rebel and freedom is my cause:
Many of you have fought similar struggles
therefore you must join my cause:
My cause is a dream of freedom
and you must help me make my dream reality:
For why should I not dream and hope?
Is not revolution making reality of hopes?
Let us work together that my dream may be fulfilled
that I may return with my people out of exile
to live in one democracy in peace.
Is not my dream a noble one
worthy to stand beside freedom struggles everywhere?
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