I am an african chil
born with the skin the color of chocolate
bright,brilliant and articulate
strong and bold
im gifted talented enough to be best
i am an african child

often the target of pity
my future is not confined to charity
give me a dream
a door of oppurtunity
i will thrive
i am an african child

do not hide my fault,show me my wrong
i am like any other;
teach me to dream,and i will beacome
i am an african child

i am the son/daughter of the soil
rock in texture and content
full of potential for a better tomorrow
teach me decipline/teach me character
teach me hardwork/teach me to think like
the star within
i am an african child

i can be an extra ordinary
call me william kwakwamba the inventor;
give me a library with books
give me a scrapyard and discarded electronics,give me a broken bicycle;plus the freedom to be me
and i wil build you a windmill
i am an african child

we are the new generation
not afraid to be us/uniquely gifted,black and talented
shining like the stars
we are the children of africa
making the best of us
i am an african child
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