Babatunde Aremu


Come Back, Brother - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

I have brothers
Yet I know them not
They live far away
In the hearts of Americas
Down the lanes of London
In the far east sunshine
Seeking for the golden fleece

I have many brothers
Yet they are invisible
I am not acquainted with them
Yet they wire currencies to me
Vide the Western Union
I cannot touch them
Because they are far removed

I longed to see my brothers
I longed to touch them all
Let me embrace them once
Let me see them face to face
Come back home brothers
Come home to roost
Come home to rest
Come and take your deserted thrones


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A cry to my people in diaspora seeking for golden fleece

Comments about Come Back, Brother by Babatunde Aremu

  • Rookie Gary James Smith (2/25/2013 9:25:00 AM)

    Very well written and felt poem............compassion and mercy incorporated.......................nice write (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 5, 2012


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