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Nigeria: The Sleeping Giant.

Rating: 4.7

The sleeping giant

Teardrops enough to flood the river nile,
Unemployed graduates queue longer a mile,
My beloved land has remained juvenile.

Tens of tomatoes baskets rots on bad roads,
Farmers still buy gov't 'not for sale' fertilizer
And the fight against graft is steep on pages of newspaper.

The deep pipes are working and dollars is rolling,
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
I D P are internally displaced persons due to insurgency, Bad governance, unemployment, poverty, climate change...
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Chinedu Dike 27 July 2021

Brave utterances set aside for deep reflective thought. An insightful and patriotic rendition

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KAVIN CHARALAN 15 June 2021

Bandits killed kids and rape women on broad day light, But soldiers shots peaceful protesters with live arms, ----that is the sad fact of modern political systen well said BRAVO poet OKIM OTU

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Luis A. Estable 13 June 2021

This picture a chaotic situation where everything is going to . The sadness is that this is happening not only in Africa, but in other places like Venezuela and Brazil.

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Excellent poem, honesty lasts the longest!

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