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Belarus freedom - my dream, my goal, my future.

October. Morning. Sun is looking at me from the blue-blue sky. I am walking down my street in the heart of my native place, my city, in the center of Belarus, in the center of Europe.
We are walking together with the second President of the Republic of Belarus, speaking about future of our country. He is listening attentively to my arguments…
Wake up!
The picture is quite different.
October. Morning. Sun is looking at me from the blue-blue sky. I am walking down my street in the heart of my native place, my city, in the center of Belarus, in the center of the last dictatorship in Europe. I am speaking with the man – the second (I hope!) President (I dream!) of the Republic of Belarus, but I am alone. This speech is in my mind, this man is only placate I bring. Elections. I am a member of Andrey Sannikov’s team. I go to the picket. This month my work is to collect signatures for presidential nomination
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday,Tuesday… Sun is smiling from the blue-blue sky… Raining, storming, snowing… I am smiling. I bring table and chair on my back, placate and my bag in hands. 1 km in the morning, 1 km in the evening. 8 hours of my life near the supermarket. My paying for democratic Belarus. My shooting in the dictatorship.
- Who is he? Is he really strong? Do you believe?..
I am smiling.
- Is he know what to do? Can he win?
I am smiling.
I am smiling, because I see: people are waking up.
They want to say: stop!
They want to say: we are men and women – not slaves! Not pigs and cows!
They want to say: we are Belorussians – not Russian, not soviet!
They want to say… but now they wisper. Can I make them shout? Now I can only shout myself… but I wisper.
People look at me and my friends with hope, with dream, with faith… Can we change their life? We answer: together. Only together with everybody, who now wisper: change… and only when he will shout: CHANGE!!!
I open my profile in Puls. I read, I think. Millions of people in the world whisper: change… Thousands make changes. Examples, ideas, methods, friends, resources are endless. Can I do the same? Yes, I can. Have I do the same? Yes, I have. Will I do the same? Yes, I will.
To become a correspondent for me – is my chance to make my voice stronger. Fear is strong. For 16 years my country is afraid. Fear never let go to the future. I don’t want blood on the squares and streets of my country. The strongest arms against fear is WORD, but only if the voice is strong. BELARUS WITHOUT FEAR – is my dream, my hope, my goal. Peace – in every heart, in every home. Law – not only a stick, but strong defense. People – are not slaves but elections of their destiny. Abilities - are similar for everybody who moves. Such Belarus I want for my kids and parents.
P.S. Sometimes I think: why Belorussian girls on Puls are passive? I hoped find real team – and found nothing… Maybe, they do not know how strong they are… when they are move. I know: people in my country are strong, brave and gentle. I dream to see they understand this fact together as a nation. And nobody can stop Belarus freedom!

Comments

busayo's picture

Yes Go for Change!!

Go!!! for change Lenka. You are right, WorldPulse will make your voice stronger, your voice will swallow fear.

Love
Busayo

Busayo Obisakin
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Ile-Ife, Nigeria
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lenka1st's picture

thank you, Busayo.

thank you, Busayo.

Я твайго не вазьму, я свайго не аддам! - I shall not take your, i shall not give my.

bougeotte's picture

Greetings from a Listener

Lenka,
I am your listener for the last assignment. I must say you presented a powerful piece that represents your life and goals. I understand that English is not your native language, but I would be remiss in my duties if I didn't point out one small thing. I understood the context or meaning of the sentence - "his speech is in my mind, this man is only placate I bring," but the word placate is not what you meant to say. I think you would prefer proxy, which means a person authorized to act on behalf of another. Placate means to make someone less angry or hostile. Other than than that I liked your structure and your goals. I cannot imagine living in a dictatorship. I did when I was a little girl, but I don't remember it much.
I wish you the best of luck in your vision and goals and hope you become a voice.
All my best,
Terri

lenka1st's picture

thank you very much, Terri,

thank you very much, Terri, one is my goals at Puls is improving of my english. thank you for your help!
Lenka.

Я твайго не вазьму, я свайго не аддам! - I shall not take your, i shall not give my.

Farona's picture

This is a wonderful piece ! I

This is a wonderful piece ! I would be glad to see you as a correspondent. It's nice to have a voice from Belarus !

With Love and Kindness :)

lenka1st's picture

Thank you, Farona. I hope at

Thank you, Farona. I hope at the end of this year news from Belarus will be number one over the world and it will be news about the win of democracy!

Я твайго не вазьму, я свайго не аддам! - I shall not take your, i shall not give my.

Julie Tomlin's picture

You are not alone..

And I believe you will find other women in your country who will join with you.
Thank you for writing so honestly about your life.

Yours,
Julie

@julietomlin

lenka1st's picture

Thank you, Julie, I believe

Thank you, Julie, I believe our people will come and say their word i history of Belarus. Lenka.

Я твайго не вазьму, я свайго не аддам! - I shall not take your, i shall not give my.

Julie Tomlin's picture

Hi

Hi Lenka,

Hope you are well.

Julie

Yours,
Julie

@julietomlin

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