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The Sterling Pearls: An Entreaty
THE STERLING PEARLS: AN ENTREATY
(For Malia and Sasha Obama)
O sweet Chanterclear my noble friend!
And sterling slender pinnacle, a swarthy dame
Recall thee Africa is an ancestral clime
Ye daughters of a mighty-flame-following-a-tiny-spark
5 Mind you there are four cities in Africa viz
Nairobi, Pourt Harcourt, Soweto and Kumasi
Sisters to New York, Chicago, Washington and Philadelphia
Ghana is as good as Kenya; Accra as nice as Nairobi
The epicentre of the world is the land of gold and oil
10 Whence they are not sold but used for our roads and ...