Adedotun Segun

Rookie (23rd of October 1990 / LAGOS)

Hunger - Poem by Adedotun Segun

I come among the people,
I sit by each man’s side,
None sees me but they look on one another;
And know that I am here.
Armies trample, invade, and destroy,
From guns roaring from death and air;
I am more terrible than armies,
I am more feared than cannon.
Kings and commanders give commands;
I give no command to army,
But command to the entire army,
I am listened to more than kings,
And more than passionate orators.
I answer words and undo deeds;
Naked things know me.
I am first and last to be felt by the living,

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  • (10/8/2011 11:10:00 AM)

    A very good poem with hunger personified so beautifully and artistically. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 8, 2011

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