Abdulhakim Haliru

Rookie (September,30 1982. / Kano, Nigeria)

Enslaved - Poem by Abdulhakim Haliru

Ages ago,
In chains and whips,
They urged us on,
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  • (10/9/2007 12:52:00 AM)

    In 1975 or thereabouts, my husband and I planned to go to Nigeria to teach in a medical school. But political problems escalated, and when war broke out, we had to cancel our plans. Yes, that is a form of 'slavery, ' for when people cannot live safely, with a chance to decide how their government is to operate, and who shall lead them, they are slaves. But remember-you have a clear mind that will be free inside you no matter what happens on the outside! God bless you, Mr. Haliru! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/23/2007 4:53:00 AM)

    are you on the way to its target
    poetry full of loneliness
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