Treasure Island

Adedeji Ologbenla

(Ile-ife)

ONCE UPON A TIME IN NIGERIA


There was a time
When shoulders were raised high
When hope beautifies people's face
There was a time
When anthems were sung with joy

There was a time
When the coats of arms were cherished
When the eyes admire the beauty therein
There was a time
When flags were hoisted with pride

There was a time
When words were said from the heart
When the face beams with passion
There was a time
When the pledge is said with heartfelt joy

There was a time
When uniforms were worn with dignity
There was a time
When leaders serve with humility
There was a time
When everybody live together in unity

Those were days of...

Submitted: Sunday, January 06, 2013

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