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A Muse: When morning comes

When morning came Fresh was the flowers smell Through the window it came And over the little well That sit lonely each day To where my body lay When the morning came The clouds woke from sleep And the sun doing the same Dew dance off, early birds sip Fine pockets of white Heavens own […]

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Ina Murna

The song on my lips are ones of rejoicing and dancing Come don’t mind the sand storm that bother our gathering My voice is not enough to sing, come join me make merry See the green fields and fine birds have no sorrow, no worries Smile the whole world waits to hear your tale Do […]

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Lullaby: Moonshine

”Where there is shine, there is a way…” Take a walk through the pathways that lead to the village center Pass the heavily treed garden of sour grapes and locust bean And the ever singing Pines that border the town from the forest Upon the skies, like a print of gold on the darkened grey […]

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My Muse: The Sun

Why the sun travels with me I do not know, Trying to hide from her prove futile each time Yet I miss the warmth when it is dark and evening The gold upon the clouds are her handiwork The dust smeared greens are her art piece The tree leaves fall gayly, quietly on the winds […]

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the tryst

“Come my tryst, come my lover…” I made you my love, and it come in form of a rare bead Which you wear in the heart of your hearts Where memories fall and rise, play and replay in ecstacy My own joy is not built upon your beautiful face, I am graced to have a […]

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Lafia

Dusts, sand, white clouds and falcons Hawkers, sellers, buyers and people I see the grin on your face, One print of queer grace When you say ‘Sanu*…’ ‘And how do you do?’ The days are hot here So we try to walk bare Chilled water feel our gullet And to some balance we set The […]

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I am Nigeria

You have smiles on your face Reminds me of my beloved siblings No need to see you thru your race You are you; one, unique and winning Igbo kwenu! Kedu, olee, how do you do? Come in, have a sit, taste this dish You come in peace, we surely know To you, all good things […]

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