Her Story

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Drowning in the streams of constant thoughts
She sat alone, together with her thoughts
On a slab near a lit dark street, in the dark of day
Posing healthy and sane but torn far away

She is the child tattered morrow
A run-away from lasting sorrow
Hear – her words are not twaddle
Learn from her maturing struggle

Love as real as fake, but for Baba’s sake
She drinks from this sorrowful lake
Endures pain she could not take
To tend babies she should yet not make

Jammed future was hers – certain end
Under the belly of her father’s friend!

Written by: Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau
Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

Author: Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau

Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a poet, photographer and nutritionist. He has won several awards. His first collection of poems, FOR BOYS WHO WENT, was published in 2017.

  • Hmmnn…what a story. Fledgling prematurely put in the family way.

    Nicely penned, Sir.

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