February 28, 2010
By Jessyka Adamson BRONZE, Cedar Hills, Utah
Jessyka Adamson BRONZE, Cedar Hills, Utah
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October second, eighteen sixty-nine,
His ultimate, fulfilling life began.
A boy, seen as an introvert, no sign
Of what he would become; a valiant man.

As Violence and destruction marked his race,
A change within the boy was blossoming
Into what he became known as in grace,
Mahatma, leader, a man, strong, loving.

He saw much wrong around him and he knew
That urgent action needed to take place.
By his strong will and deeds, was able to
Accomplish things not done in time and space.

“Be the change you want to see…” he cried
He was the change and now he is our guide.

The author's comments:
Gandhi is one of my favorite men. I wanted to do something that would remember him on his birthday of last year. So, I wrote this sonnet.

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