Eche Ononukwe

Rookie (22 November 1984 / Bariga, Lagos)

From The Dark Aged Continent - Poem by Eche Ononukwe

A people comes hurrily

from the dark aged continent,

emerging as the world super-power

in no distant time.

A people once a colony

of one European species;

a people once oppress’d,

and culture down-turn’d by the bleach’d culture.



Here comes the people of tough black skin,

conquering peoples upon peoples

to rule the whole world with

their own refin’d science and arts:

a people of one soul, one way, one mind.


Comments about From The Dark Aged Continent by Eche Ononukwe

  • Rookie - 226 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/31/2011 6:42:00 AM)

    Nicely written... Great hopes from deep of mind (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 5, 2010



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