HEAL OUR LAND (by Moses Opara)

On wheels of broken legs, our land now crawls A million times backward in abject corruption, in ignorance! Hoodlums of ignorance, sharing our conscience on a mask of deceit, Are busy polluting our growth, to quenching stagnancy. We are ragged, with embargos of set-backs creeping on our soil The world...

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MEN OR BEASTS?

What have we become, we sons of men, Now that we’ve made of Earth a killing den? The lion kills to put meat in his stomach. The slithering cobra strikes to repel attack. … Neither King Lion that rules the deep jungle Nor the soaring, sharp-clawed Eagles Would dare slaughter...

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IS THERE A BETTER TOMORROW? (by Moses Opara)

Sometimes, Rejection makes us feel worthless. Like all efforts are wasted And all hope lost. Yet, we try harder! Face painted in hues By the smiling sun and the gloomy moon, Our hearts are faint, Swamped in disbelief Of our strength to trudge ahead. Failure mocks at us. He labels...

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