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Prince Ifeoluwa Daniel ShanuOlu

Rookie - 21 Points (1-01-1982 / Lagos)

The Deprived Love


When the sun refused to give in to season
Where were you?
Why did you eat poisonous food?
When the wind blew crisis around us
What step did you take?
When religion, race, politics and personality
Gave in to instrument of deprivation
Acceptance was not obscure to view
When relatives, friends, colleagues and neighbours
Stood on the fence
Denial was inevitable
Go l say again go forever
For the vacuum is now filled with unquenchable fire
The seed we share must timely long to see me

Submitted: Saturday, May 04, 2013
Edited: Saturday, May 04, 2013
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