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Remembering Tukkies

Posted on 26 May 2011

Humanities building in the 1980's
Humanities building in the 1980's

The following poem appeared in "Die Perdeby" on 31 August 1984.


Have you ever taken a ride in the pineapple’s (Humanities building) lift
The lift is sometimes full, sometimes empty.
If it is empty, the ride is free.
If it is full people’s reactions are rather strange.
Some glance covertly, some do not.
Some are friendly, some are not.
Some are enthusiastic, some are not.
Everybody rides in the same lift, and stare at the 
light above the door.
Anybody can use the lift,
And he who uses the lift can stop where he wants to. 

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