Eche Ononukwe

(22 November 1984 / Bariga, Lagos)

Poems of Eche Ononukwe

JUST FOR OUR RIGHTS

We shall strive for the freedom of man,

and not be prevent’d by our torturers’ heavy hands.


We shall drink from the juice of freedom,

and ask our torturers to free the unfreed.



But see, they take us as unfreed,

and we must be free to free the rights of man!

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