Ogbomoso – An Ode

A city proud to be among cities The land of great warriors Of Ogunlola, Of Elemosho Where Oba Oyewumi Ajagungbade holds sway as the Soun In the palace hall, which also houses the ancient tortoise..Alagba(about 337years old) Who you either kneel or […]

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CHANGE in the ancient city

It has always been ancient in age Majestically crowned as the largest city in West Africa The home of Adelabu Penkelemeesi The abode of Lamidi Adedibu Of Amala and gbegiri politics The home of great kings Of Asanke, of Operinde, of Arapasowu […]

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The burden of silence

You used to hear the sounding cymbals You used to love their tingling sound You used to love the sound of the birds As they chatter excitedly on their way home to roost You used to notice the rustling of leaves As […]

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EKO;I HAVE HEARD SO MUCH ABOUT YOU

Yes, stories that captivate That touch the heart and tickle the bum The land of fortune, of new dreams, of renewed hope A no-man’s land My itchy ears were constantly fed With stories of fear and adventure Of cowardice and carelessness Bone […]

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A NEW DAWN

  When I see the breaking of a new day Then I forget all my worries and fears I look beyond and see the beautiful harmony Preached to nature By the early brightness of the sun Yet I forget all my failure […]

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UNITED NATIONS BEST POEM OF 2006

This poem was nominated, by the United Nations, as the best poem of 2006. It was written by an African child. When I was born, I black When I grow up, I black When I go in Sun, I black When I […]

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