A Revolution without Bloodshed (Gandhian Philosophy)

Francis Otole
Mahatma Gandhi had no match. 

His insistence
On nonviolent resistance
Made him venerable
Among the vulnerable.

Major role
Against colonial rule
Cutting foreign occupation short
Without a single shot.
A revolution without bloodshed
An evolution with no shot heard.

Global icon
In the nonviolent lexicon
Father of Nations
Beyond human imagination.

Bio: Francis Otole is a Nigerian born poet and academician. A member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) and many other literary groups. He is an award winning poet from the local and international scenes. Has been featured in magazines, journals and anthologies; locally and internationally. He is a graduate of the prestigious Benue State University and a student of life. His hobbies are reading and writing. He is married with two children.

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