ADEKEMI BANJO

Rookie (7th of June / Lagos, Nigeria)

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Adekemi Banjo was born in Lagos, Nigeria in the late 1970 to Stephen and Grace Banjo. She was brought up with several other children and had her early education in Lagos metropolitan. She later grew up in the sub-urban part of Lagos called Epe after her father's retirement in the city, and then started writing poems and short stories.

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  • Rookie Ayo Fapohunda (12/30/2008 9:34:00 AM)

    I never knew you are such a good poet! Keep it up till I see your in the front page of TIMES or OVATION

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BEHOLD SHE IS

Behold She Is
Archaically Old Fashioned
Wearing Her Loose Straight Dyed Clothes
More Plain in the Eyes of Common
At All Not Pretty

Yes She Wears Her Hat to The Back of Head
And Shave Her Legs Not
To Many an Unbecoming Unfortunate Creature
Considered Fair Bait For Teasing And Torment
But To Me, a Rare Person to Cherish

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