This poem, titled “Africa smiled” is about life as an African national. It was written by Bridget Dore and she dedicated this beautiful poem to Nelson Mandela. With any poem the meaning changes depending on who reads it. There is no doubt though that this will speak to every African whether abroad or in their local African country. The breathtaking piece, in its simplicity, sums up the beauty of Africa as a whole and describes how no matter where we are in the world, Africa will always be our home.
What’s your interpretation of “Africa smiled“?
Africa smiled a poem by Bridget Dore