THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE (PART II)

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IN MEMORY OF: TUPAC AMARU SHAKUR

Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?
With very little sunshine and even less rain, yet it continued to deny defeat.
Filled with ambition and soul, it never lost sight of it’s goal, and learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete, although the conditions were far from fair.

– L.F. SIAFA

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About Lazarus_of_Montserrado

Lazarus (Hebrew: “God will help”) Siafa was born in Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa. A once abundantly prosperous and promising nation that was crippled by poverty, violence and corruption in the late 80’s to early 90’s due to a Civil War that lasted approximately 14 years. This blog is a collection of thought provoking, spirit lifting and ambition driven poems as well as spoken word written by Lazarus for those who share a similar dream and perception of life. The vision that no matter the obstacle, failure, setback, trial or loss in life that you hold the power to overcome it all. You may have been born to lose but in time can be built to win and God willing can accomplish whatever your heart desires.
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