Daily Archives: 2008-10-01

Heroes are lonely creatures

A poem from Betsy Tan dedicated to Mr Jeyaretnam Heroes are lonely creatures. You too cast a solitary shadow, Singing your freedom song To cold hearts and closed minds. Oblivious to pity, apathy and jeers Your eyes were alit with passion, Fire in your belly fueled by firm conviction.

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Join Facebook group to honour JBJ

Share your thoughts, give your tributes and post your messages on this Facebook group set up to honour the man who taught us tenacity, perseverance and compassion. Join the “In Memory Of JB Jeyaretnam” group.

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Head held high

To his eternal credit he never did crawl on bended knees, or ever begged for mercy. And it is to Lee Kuan Yew’s eternal shame that Jeyaretnam will leave the political scene with his head held high. Devan Nair, former President of Singapore

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