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Africa - Poem by Olusegun Akanbi

Africa! A land flowing with milk and honey.
Devoured by greed and the love for money
Where corruption thrives and war is a common place
Where will Africa show her true real face?

Africa! The Land of lions and zebras
Where men are hunted down like fishes in rivers
Arise Africa! For your children are suffering
Cursed with a black skin
Does this means I am nothing?
Africa today is like Africa yesterday
Good men like Nkrumah were never allowed to stay

Africa! I shed tears of blood for your children
A thousand years from now
And they still know not their brethren

Africa! A land blessed with so many cultures
Where children are labeled witches
And eaten by vultures
Africa! When will you move at a faster pace?
So that you can take us all to that promised place

Africa! The home of voodoo and magic
Where technology is forgotten
Because nobody wants it
Africa! A land abandoned by youths and scholars
Where farmers leave their hoes in search of collars
Africa! A land of so many opportunities
With fertile soil and rock but still limited possibilities

Africa! A land filled with gold and oil
Where we languish in poverty
Because we do not benefit from the soil

Africa! Where money is stolen from the people by the leaders
Where sadness is read in the newspapers by readers
Black ogres feeding fat on flesh and blood
Human beings desecrated without fear of God
When will Africa show her true real face?
And lift the curse of Ham on the entire black race

Africa! A land that tries to copy democracy
But the only thing that is done is outright hypocrisy
Africa! the key to your redemption is not only violence
But we must bring the evil doers to their knees
Before we sentence them to silence
Bang! Bang! Bang! Machine gun fire none stop
Come on Africa I shall lift your spirit up

Africa! One day the messiah will come
He will rid us off these thieves and the very scum
Then your glory will shine like a big red sun
That is when I say Africa our work is done

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Poems About Africa

  1. 1. Africa , Olusegun Akanbi
  2. 2. The South African Rain , MTHOKOZISI NTOKOZO MAPHUMULO
  3. 3. Africa , Musa Ndhlovu
  4. 4. O Africa! , Oni Omotayo
  5. 5. Another Day In Africa , Felix Opaleye
  6. 6. Africa , giwa expensive
  7. 7. Africa With Magic And Miracle , Senator alufalism
  8. 8. I...Africa , Martino Fortuin
  9. 9. Aibolit By K.I.Chukovsky , Yuri Starostin
  10. 10. Worldcup 2010 Southafrica , Baliboola N.ivan
  11. 11. Money In Africa , alfusainey Sonko
  12. 12. Do I Really Want To Go Home , kwane Lamb
  13. 13. There Is Power In The Name Alexander , alexander opicho
  14. 14. Africa , marc love
  15. 15. Christmas In Africa , Margaret Kollmer
  16. 16. I Cry & Smile Mother Africa , Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas
  17. 17. Africa United , Christopher Blake
  18. 18. The Plains Of Africa , Jones Jones
  19. 19. Why Africa! ! ! ! ! ! , DICKSON MSETI
  20. 20. King Beast: Jungle Africa , Charles Jagongo
  21. 21. Africa-The Rainbow Continent , Urvashi Gautam
  22. 22. The Bane Of The Existence Of Africa. , Chukwuemeka Anyikwa
  23. 23. When I'Ll Have My Dream , kelvin karani
  24. 24. Out Of Africa , Paul Mwenelupembe
  25. 25. Giant Of Africa , Ajala Samuel Akindele
  26. 26. Take Me To Africa , Ivvy Isabella Anito
  27. 27. Citizens Of Nowhere , Nna Joseph Odinakachukwu
  28. 28. My Rotting Land , konye ori
  29. 29. In Memoriam Of Dr. Nkrumah , KYOMUHENDO ATEENYI
  30. 30. Ode Of Mandela: Can'T Bid A Farewell To .. , Vinz Poetry
  31. 31. Tears Of The Sun , Friday, Happy Oyamenda
  32. 32. Re-Creating Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina , alexander opicho
  33. 33. The African Woman , Olujobi Jedidiahz
  34. 34. African Conscience , Niki Nicholas Nkuna
  35. 35. Cry, My Belovered Country , 107 tshepzen
  36. 36. My Africa , Gillian P Stokes
  37. 37. Today I Shine , C. Albert Andrews
  38. 38. Kenyans Prove Sub-Intellectuals Whenever.. , alexander opicho
  39. 39. Why Through Politics? , Stain Katuli
  40. 40. Africa , azeez sangwa
  41. 41. Shades Of Africa , terrence beckford
  42. 42. World Health Organization Has Poisoned T.. , alexander opicho
  43. 43. Amilcar Cabral , alexander opicho
  44. 44. Mother Nigeria Africa? , BUNMI OROGUN SAMUEL
  45. 45. Thy Kingdom Undone , Martino Fortuin
  46. 46. This Is Africa (Africa Is The Future) , EmmaPassions Iruoghene Emesa ..
  47. 47. Come With Me By All Stars (Sakhile Dhla.. , Gaylord Munemo
  48. 48. Jackop Zuma, South Africa, The World's G.. , MTHOKOZISI NTOKOZO MAPHUMULO
  49. 49. Africa , niakeshia ferguson
  50. 50. African Song , kizza michael
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