Adewole Olaniyi

Rookie (11/11/1991 / Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.)

Shadow - Poem by Adewole Olaniyi

Got crossed on my way,
a useless and dark mimic.
Close beside me all day.
Its communication’s all greek.
Sprang a surprise though,
Kind of a duplicate- of me.
Stopped and clamored “GO”,
Stubborn, and also made decree.
Finally got a whip- darkness,
It immediately fled.
In my hidden place came boringness,
More worse except in Bed.
I got to surrender to my identical comic.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 13, 2009

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