James T. Abel Adesitimi


I Know A River - Poem by James T. Abel Adesitimi

I know a river;
long before I began to hold a pen
those days of-
-'twinkle, twinkle little star'
I know a river;
A river of words;
not river-benue or river-niger
But its a river that flows in human-imagination
And a paper is made as a boat
-paddled with pen
To sail a message to the earth
From heaven's gate
-a lullaby to the infant and wise-words to the adult
I know a river;
Shakespeare and others've been to the river
-they took their bathe and left
Today,
Here I stood by the river bank,
With my colleagues Akewusola habib, Oludipe samuel,
muhammad-ahmad
-Rasak-malik-Gbolahan, Randy michael, Oloidi kingfemi and others
In the young of our days
Bathing in the river of words
Though we're nude in the river
But we're clothe with our imaginations
I know a river;
A river from solomon's source
Now I am swimmer,
-in its floods


Comments about I Know A River by James T. Abel Adesitimi

  • Randy Micheal Randy Micheal (11/5/2012 12:40:00 PM)


    I know a river......thats the coolest poem i've read in month (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2012



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