Alexander Adewole

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Alexander Adewole
Saturday 12 June 2021

A LETTER TO A NIGERIAN FRIEND

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
Letter of hopes unmasked to our biddings
Stating how fake and pure our leaders are
How we waited for so long for changes to come
But each time I picked up my pen to write you, Another saviour is unmasked to my face.

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
Letter written with golden pen signifying promises
These promissory promises made everyday
To the itching ears of the people
Wanting succour from our politicians.
But each time I picked up my pen to write, Another saviour is unmasked to my face.

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
A letter to be written in pains and groaning
Seeing the sharp separation
Between you and me
Between North and South
Disliking each other often sadden me out
But each time I picked up my pen to write you Another saviour is unmasked to my face.

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
Letter that would speak hopes to the Almajiris in the North
Down to the market women of Eleme in the South
We are not slaves to our father land
Neither do we sell slaves.
But each time I picked up my pen to write, Another saviour is unmasked to my face.

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
A letter that speaks for itself
A letter written by our founding fathers
And kept for generation yet unborn
The letter speaks for oneness
The letter adorns togetherness
The letter preaches unity.
This letter bears SSD to all Nigerians
But each time I picked up my pen to write, Another saviour is unmasked to my face.

I wanted to write you a letter my friend
But why, oh why
I, the hopelessness cannot write
And you, the helplessness cannot read.


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Valentine

Ene Favour  Otinya

Ene Favour Otinya
9/22/2021 4:46:51 PM

Love held in hands,
Opens eyes to  hope in the skies;
Now I see light.

Emmanuel Uwe Etim

Emmanuel Uwe Etim
9/10/2021 12:00:53 AM

The moon witness' us,
At the blouse of tensed sunset,
Love, the name we bare.

Etim Emmanuel Uwe 

Mighty Oluwayemi

Mighty Oluwayemi
8/20/2021 6:00:53 AM

And crazy they went
Vows and promises they put on head
14/2 marks their death


Obiageli Odukwe

Obiageli Odukwe
7/12/2021 3:24:13 AM

Dear Valentine

Val' as you are,
Val' as it is,
Val' I engage. 

Uche Ahunanya

Uche Ahunanya
7/9/2021 5:34:33 PM

Gently receding
Beneath the horizon 
Fom whence she did rise 

Yusuf Dauda

Yusuf Dauda
6/19/2021 2:43:23 PM

In the hallow of your beauty my heart dwelled, I sight the beams, i smell the charms of your overwhelming perfume, the power of my enduring heart fails me; then I plight to love you forever!


@Yusand

Precious Olite

Precious Olite
5/26/2021 4:56:57 AM

Under the orange ray of dusk,

The sun is a mediator of two hands
Joined as one in love.

Victoria Stephen

Victoria Stephen
4/29/2021 3:44:07 PM

I just wish love can see me through the moonlight, set up a light for me in the darkness and guide me till am lost no more..

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