My Nobel Speech

My Nobel speech would be focused on humanity,

Where there is freedom of one and all, in unanimity,

Where there is freedom from bitter criticism or cynicism,

Where there is no prejudice, no hatred,

Where there is no division of caste, colour or creed,

Where there is love and respect, and goodwill,

Where there is compassion and understanding,

For women, children or the physically incapacitated,

Where cool serenity prevails,

Where the Lord, our Creator, is deeply revered,

With no bigotry but recognition for unity in diversity,

Where there is gratitude for all blessings received.

Indeed, my Nobel speech would be based on a peaceful world,

Where we can live, to feel and to imbibe

The air of peace and fraternity.

©Pushmaotee Subrun

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About Pushmaotee Subrun

Pushmaotee Fowdur Subrun was born in 1949 in Mauritius. She pursued higher studies in Delhi University where she graduated in English. For the past forty-four years she has worked in secondary schools, seven years of which she spent in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, teaching English in an army school. She completed her PGCE at the Mauritius Institute of Education in 1993. After her retirement, she was a member of the Council of the University of Mauritius for three years. She is currently a reader and editor in the Ministry of Arts and Culture. She has written one novel, one play and Short Stories and Fables. Her poems have featured in Setu Magazine, ‘Poetry and Creativity’ and in Atunis Poetry.

4 thoughts on “My Nobel Speech

    1. Pushmaotee Subrun Post author

      Yes indeed… let us always think of a world of milk, honey and gold…as long as we feel good about being positive! Thanks dear poet for your comment!


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