A million thanks to Canada: a poem

Thank you, Canada, for making us feel at home.

Thank you, Canada, for not calling us second class residents.

Thank you, Canada, for not judging us by our opinions.

Thank you, Canada, for not judging us by our colour.

Thank you, Canada, for respecting our belief.

Thank you, Canada, for respecting our ethnicity

Thank you, Canada, for respecting all genders. 

 

Thank you, Canada for  healing our wounds.

Thank you, Canada, for your humanity.

Thank you, Canada, for respecting human rights.

Thank you, Canada, for believing in justice.

Thank you, Canada, for believing in equality.

Thank you, Canada, to acknowledge Cyrus the Great

as the leader of human rights.

 

Thank you, Canada, for being a pioneer in assisting the innocent victims all over the world.

Thank you, Canada, for your friendship, kindness and love.

Canada, we know what “love” is very well.

We come from the country of love.

Canada, we come from the land of Saadi, Hafez, Khayyam

Rumi and Cyrus.

 

Thank you, Prime Minister Trudeau.

Thank you, ministers and MPs.

Thank you, MLAs.

Thank you, mayors.

Thank you, University of British Columbia.

Thank you, Simon Fraser university.

Thank you, president of University Of Alberta.

Thank you, president of York University.

 

Thank you, Canada, for proving to be our best choice

for a second home.

Thank you, Canada, for lowering your flag as respect 

A million thank-yous to all Canadians for your support.

Thank you, Canada, for being a great godfather for Iranians.

Thank you, Canadian media.

Thank you, North Shore News.

Thank you, Canada, we stand for you.

O Canada, my home and my land.

Sid Mirhashemy
North Vancouver