THE PHONICS OF A LEADER: Samson Oluwatoyin

Down in the world of the heart Among the brethren of thoughts Deep down the oasis of life Across the fire of love Up above the vengeance of hatred Lies his spirit of happiness Up there above the sky Beyond the strength of the dews Above the colourful atmosphere Higher...

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PROGRESSIVE DESTINATION: Aremu Adams Adebisi

Driver, you stopped by them calling out In your sugar-coated voice of canvassing For the need for change and development And adequate uncommon mobility That promised a progressive destination. Driver, you wheeled off when the passengers Have entrusted in your care their words, Lives, luggage, and their senses of belongings...

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TRADITION (ÀṢÀ): Lawal Segun Musbau

Under the mango tree Smiles greeted their faces The pangs of labour The lady to be be a mother The child has is coming The cries of the pain to be born Water lost, blood escape Ancestors have been reborn Infant with no hope than to survive Is called back...

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HOPE: Oladimeji Babafemi

As rain is not for the dry days So is Hope not for yesterdays. Shall we seek a better past, Swallow memories of full plates emptied fast? Should we murmur of our present, Like one given a desert with no oasis as a present? No Moses, yet we live in...

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ÀṢÀ : Abiola Inioluwa Oluwaseun

Àṣà! The mouth piece of our fathers, Why have you been a coward Who ran away humiliated and pale? This valley now belongs to a stranger, Haven’t you been abused by failure? Àṣà Have you so neglected Those days when our fathers were staff of dignity And our mothers were...

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