Justice Uchenna Mmahi
Justice Uchenna Mmahi Poems
- The African Child (1976) I'am the future the last gift of ...
- An Elegy For Hon. Ihebunandu O... Oh! If i was to speak ...
- The Patriot They won't be fishing in scanty pond, making ...
- Sermon For The Wise Bear the scars and all its pains not yet...
- The Departure Of He Who Remain... Sovereign God of ...
- A Peel Of Love I feel a peel of love when my guess could not...
- Rapport Hear this voice of peace the song of my victory the...
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The African Child (1976)
I'am the future
the last gift of nature
for my opinion
has no companion
my years of double
were my years of trouble
who i be?
Was like buzzing voices of bee
a nomenclature like America
the name of a stigma
thy hope is an enigma
i lived in an island of poverty
right from my years of puberty
amidst oceans of material wealth
i ignorantly grope in search of health
i lived in helplessness
like path trodden with carelessness
i had been traumatized in heart
that i no longer feel home or hearth
i needed a ...