A land I used to cherish
And a promising one,
A land of merry colourful birds
Flying in a quiet blue sky…
It was the land of my fathers,
It was the land of my mothers,
The land of the father of my mothers,
The land of the mother of my fathers,

The promising land

The promising land

When I was my ancestors,
When I was the ancestor of my ancestors,
When I was the lion, when I was the oak tree,
When I was the king praised by the rivers,
When the fresh green nature
The breath of which used to caress me,
Whispered me the answers to my questions…
Nature and I were one being,
Sky and earth were of the same colour,
I could go wherever I wanted,
A single smile was the key to happiness,
But now I’m a long way home,
I’m wandering in the desert among shadows,
Searching for the shadow of my ancestors,
The shadow of my promising land.







My name is Théodore René Ndebi, born in Cameroon. I graduated in Banking Management. But what really makes me proud and happy is WRITING !!!!! I started writing around 1990. I write the most I can.

I mostly write for children’s future. As a child, I had always dreamt of a world where poor children and orphans could be happy as well. I have many unpublished collections in French: Chaque Jour Un Poème, Rêve D’un Soir, La Missive Du Petit Prince, Suis-Je Assez Bien Pour Toi… I’m also author of unpublished novels in French (Cierge Noir, Plus Violent Que L’amour, Les Fruits De La Tempête…). My first published novel; THE LAST GHOST/Son Of Struggle got published in 2013 by AuthorhouseUK; it appears in the LOS Angeles Times Festival Of Books Catalogue 2014 Page 8. Available online @ Amazon, Kindle, AuthorhouseUK, Barnes & Noble, Indie. I wrote numerous award winning texts. I am a Book Reviewer and Translator. I am a member of OneAfricanChild since 2013 and Co-Founder of Le Salon Du Livre Yaounde-Cameroon.



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