(Title poem of my book ‘What Can Words Do?‘)
What can our inked words do?
Come together, plot a coup
Retrieve the stolen crown
Plant a smile o’er frown
Make lying tongue
Sing Truth’s song
Could they be worthless ink stainsCorpses on paper plains
That flies won’t inspect
What can words do?
Written by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
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