Namie Elisha

Rookie (10th of December / Lagos, Nigeria)

Namie Elisha Poems

1. My Life, A Tale 12/4/2006
2. Lots Of... 12/4/2006
3. Questions 12/4/2006
4. The Little Bits That Count 12/9/2006
5. All The Years 12/9/2006
6. So Loving, He Had To Leave 4/16/2007
7. The Portrait Of A Man 9/22/2007
8. Clueless 1/21/2008
9. Thought Train...1 2/24/2008
10. I Live To Die 5/1/2008
11. Thought Train No 2.......... 5/1/2008
12. I Fear... 2/19/2009
13. Remember 7/7/2009
14. Maze 8/27/2007
15. Simple Blessings 2 8/27/2007
16. Sometimes... 10/27/2012
17. My Child.. 10/27/2012
18. I May.. 10/27/2012
19. Simple Blessings 1 8/27/2007
20. Lost 2/24/2009
21. Our Poetry, Our Life 12/9/2006
22. My Great Friend 5/1/2008
23. I Believe In You 4/16/2007
24. What Children Know (Understand) 12/4/2006
Best Poem of Namie Elisha

What Children Know (Understand)

Children know laughter
They know tears
Children know peace
They know chaos
Children know acceptance
They know rejection
Children know joy
They know pain
Children know abundance
They know lack
Children know health
They know illness
Children know fulfillment
They know emptiness
Children know hope
They know dismay
Children know love
They know hatred
What they don’t know is WHY!

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Questions

There is a question everyone is asking
How much time do we have?
To reach out and make things right?
Children are born and children die
The level of instability so high
The fathers are dead
The mothers are hopeless
Still into this desolate land, they must go
To find a beautiful land beyond.

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