NOT THE WEARS

It’s not about putting on a green top Coupled with a white tie. Then, a pair of trouser or skirt with green and white strip And a shinning white shoe with green lace. Green, beautiful colour thou art The trees wave joyfully in fertility. Green for fertility, fertility for green....

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CITY OF POVERTY

In the city of poverty The rich reign supreme They isolate themselves On the Island of arrogance The city of poverty Great city I love to hate There, living with hunger Is the fate young urchins In the city of poverty Crime is a culture Vice a tradition Corruption an...

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I RISE AND PRAY

I rise and pray for green-white-green To be free from flaws, from top to bottom To unite in progress and not in regret To flag on the credible as public servants I rise and pray for dear diversified tongues To seal and cascade in the ivory of oneness That nation...

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YES! YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL

~Yes! You Are Beautiful~ Adanne! The glamour of our culture, Our mothers gleaming future. The hunters attested To your angelic features; Even the market women Pay homage to your beauty. I say! Yes you are beautiful. The sun made our fathers bald, Just by your perception from far away. Stars...

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FREEDOM IN NIGER KINGDOM

is this Independence or shackled pretence? is there really freedom in this Niger Kingdom? are we not yet slaves dying, falling into graves dug by the hands of those who fart into Nigeria’s nose as green browns in villages and towns and our white turns red Jona bakes election bread...

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MY COUNTRY HAS OIL

My country has oil! A British company struck it. Now, the Germans will sell more rigs, The Chinese will get more road tenders, The Americans will feign disinterest… Then probably send troops To quell nonexistent intra clan clashes. My politicians will grow fatter My skies will darken, My plants will...

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WHERE ARE OUR DAUGHTERS?

Where are our daughters? Mothers, where are they? Tell me they aren’t the ones I find on the Streets these days For I barely see the ones I once knew. Why have they chosen to flock the streets Dressed in birthday suits. Exposing the temple of the comforter Inviting passers-by...

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POLITICIAN

You may be a politician who sells promises But never delivers the goods Using your country, for your benefit You are a leech sucking Life blood Deserving nothing but the fire of hatred From your own people Or you may become a politician Who faithfully serves for the peoples’ sake...

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