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Niyi Osudare (Not My Business)

They picked Akanni up one morning
Beat him soft like clay
And stuffed him down the belly
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  • Kingsley EgbukoleKingsley Egbukole (6/4/2020 6:04:00 PM)

    When you speak out/fight for others, you same time protect yourself before the trouble gets to you. Beautiful poem

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  • tyron (5/14/2020 10:42:00 AM)

    how does the mood change in the last stanza

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  • MrBunceTheNonce (7/4/2019 6:12:00 AM)

    Brexit Means Brexit

    so go back to the field

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  • brexitMeansBREXIT (7/4/2019 6:10:00 AM)

    How do you kill a black person


    throw a bucket of kfc off a cliff

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    abcdef(3/28/2020 9:13:00 AM)

    have some manners

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  • brexitMeansBREXIT (7/4/2019 6:08:00 AM)

    How do you kill a black person


    throw a bucket of kfc off a cliff

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  • Ali-A is a FITTY (7/4/2019 6:07:00 AM)

    RAHHHH this is some martin luthr king . big up the movement. also your mum has a class pum pum

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  • pumpumhunter6969 (7/4/2019 6:03:00 AM)

    this peom waz so boring m8

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  • ya boiiiiiii (4/4/2019 5:48:00 AM)

    ya boiiiiiiijfjgfjhvhgfdulghiuytrew

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  • shahrukh (2/28/2019 4:29:00 AM)

    rahhhh my mums pum is so good mannn

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  • pussay destroyer69 (2/28/2019 4:28:00 AM)

    yo this was bangin ye my g yo ill shank ye up bled ye bomboclat

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  • annonymouse (10/7/2018 6:14:00 AM)

    I'm pretty sure this was read by google translator I would like it if it was read by the person who wrote it

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  • Mark Rintep (6/20/2018 4:14:00 PM)

    If we will all speak up not turning a blind eye on issues, our society will be better for it

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    charlie cullen(2/28/2019 4:31:00 AM)

    yo ye chat get bannge

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  • bobson kanu (2/27/2018 3:25:00 AM)

    this was excellent baby, loved every singe word. made my yams quivver

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  • Osazee DankaroOsazee Dankaro (9/26/2016 10:52:00 AM)

    In Dante's Divine Comedies, the hottest part of hell is reserved for those who keep mute when faced with moral dilemma. This poem aptly typifies this.

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  • G. Akanji OlaniyiG. Akanji Olaniyi (12/21/2015 1:01:00 AM)

    Living with mutual responsibility is a necessity. This is a thought-provoking poem that makes a lot of sense. Pray the message rings down deep. And from a poet of Niyi Osundare's calibre, it is simply classic! ! ! !

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  • Folorunso Oladipo DanielFolorunso Oladipo Daniel (12/19/2015 3:52:00 PM)

    indeed, it is not my business that is the statement that kills 99% of the country having known that we are all casualties

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  • Beaton Galafa (3/23/2014 5:42:00 PM)

    This is becoming an inspiration to me. It tackles individualism perfectly. The poet's role at play!

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  • Babatunde AremuBabatunde Aremu (11/12/2013 3:13:00 AM)

    We all feel unconconcern about others plight oblivious that the same awaits us. Great poem

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