Stephen Olufemi Omolara

Ode-Aye, Ondo State, Nigeria
Stephen Olufemi Omolara
Ode-Aye, Ondo State, Nigeria

Letter To Prof Wole Soyinka

to the stone that sharpens axe,
kudos.
to the stone that grinds pepper,
kudos.
to the bird that swallows snake,
kudos.
to the woman who swallows man,
kudos.
to the man who swallows lion,
kudos.
to the hunter who returns
from exploit, when the day breaks,
kudos!
Thursday, November 1, 2012
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This piece tries to capture the exploits of the great Prof Wole Soyinka's struggles against political and social injustice in Nigeria.
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COMMENTS
Ifedayo Oshin 15 December 2012
and to the poet who crafts beautiful lines, Kudos!
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Tunji Ibrahim 02 December 2012
The eulogy of our own. The allusion deeply captured my fascination.
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Michael Oliver 02 November 2012
really good exposition of this style of verse - impressed by its world your world has that richness of truth
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