OGECHI VERONICA


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  • ''The more you read, the more you dig out the coals of ignorance - Ogechi Veronica''
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The Raid

In my mother's hut
I lay,
Peacefully,
In harmony, we lived
Enjoying the warmth
And sweet caresses of the cool breeze
Until the raiders came


They saped our palmtree
Milked us and laid us bare
Our last penny
They feasted on
I was enticed
Blinded by his handsomeness
And goodwill


I signed the treaty
I endorsed our doom
So cleverly, he acted
On the sea of my ignorance
He took my pride
With his bait of good fortune
I was innocently hooked


He taught me his customs
I threw away our culture
His God, he ...

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