Oke Olumide

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Oke Olumide Poems

1. If We Must Die 8/31/2015
2. Freedom! My Dear Country 8/31/2015
3. End Of The Road 8/31/2015
4. The Beggars Pang 8/30/2015
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The Beggars Pang

We are the men
Born to the slum
And dwell on the street
We eat in our broken plates
Under bridges in darkness
And drink from our grimy cups
Maybe we have no good fate

We are the men
Found of all filthy jobs
Like pig in the dirt
Picking our daily meals
Of debris and wastes
Fighting our survival
Maybe we have no destiny

We are beggars
Living on arms
The crumbs we cherish
Down the table of riches
That offer charity
And not even love
But sacrifice
To brightens their gloomy ways
Maybe future is not for us

We are the ...

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