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I Am Not Intimidated

I am not intimidated by your muscle of notes or coins;
Nor by your muscle of estates
I am not intimidated by your muscle in kitchen and table; in mouth or in pulse,
I am intimidated by that little Ikena Ogbonna, who is a dirty boy because he could not afford soap and water to clean up.

I am not intimidated by your muscle in four-walls, nor by your muscle in high-table; nor by your muscle in arsenal,
I am intimidated by that little Osaro Ogbeide; whose school uniform short is mark with two bull's eye in behind, and who has no one to look unto for a renew.

I am not intimidated by your muscle in holy grounds; nor by your muscle at points; I am intimidated by that little Wali Musa, who is hungry to see the four walls and tap from it, but cannot because no one cares.

I am intimidated by that little Bukola Elemide whose stomach is as flat as a loaf of bread match by forty-four trucks, because the harvest is plenty but the sowers were robbed.
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