a poem by Chief DK
TO BE HONEST,
I HAVE NOT BEEN HONORABLE.
TO BE HONORABLE IS TO SPEAK WITH INTENTION.
TO HONOR YOUR WORDS BACKED BY ACTION.
IT MEANS STANDING FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN,
INSPIRING OTHERS TO DO THE SAME.
BEING HONORABLE IS A CODE OF DISCIPLINE,
INTEGRITY AND COURAGE.
HONOR COMES WHEN ONE HAS
FULFILLED THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SERVING OTHERS.
AN HONORABLE BEING FIGHTS FOR THE WEAK,
EMPOWERING THEM TO BECOME STRONGER.
SPEAK YOUR TRUTH, MOTIVATE THE MEEK
WHO HAVE LITTLE CONFIDENCE IN THEIR VOICE.
TO BE HONORABLE
IS TO HAVE AN ETERNAL COMMITMENT TO A CAUSE
NO MATTER HOW HARD IT GETS.
IT MEANS NEVER GIVING UP.
LIFE MAY PUSH YOU AROUND
BUT IF YOU STAND WITH HONOR
YOU WILL BE BLESSED WITH
THE RESILIENCE TO FIGHT.
HONOR IS NOT IN SURPLUS.
IT IS A PRECIOUS STONE
THAT CAN ONLY BE FOUND
IN THE DEEPEST MINES
OF OUR AUTHENTIC CHARACTER.
IN ORDER TO FIND IT,
WE MUST STRIVE FOR GREATNESS,
FOR A SHORTCUT OR QUICK ESCAPE
AN HONORABLE PERSON
IS NOT ONE WHO CLAIMS TO BE
ROYALTY AT THE EXPENSE
OF THE PEOPLES SLAVERY BUT
ONE WHO FIGHTS
TO BRING THE
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