Abdulaziz Ahmad Abdulaziz Fagge

Rookie (14th October,1985 / Fagge, Kano)

That Thing In Me - Poem by Abdulaziz Ahmad Abdulaziz Fagge

That compliments me
That befriends me
That whispers in me
That encourages me
That discourages me
That commands me
That stops me

It waive my solitry
By being my dialogue mate

It preaches me
Changing me to a holy saint

It whispers in me
Making me like a rude barbarian

It imbibes hope in me
Transforming me to lion

It strikes fear in me
Making me scared like in war time

I maunder, wonder and
Ponder over these questions:

Is that thing part of me?
Is that thing another me?
Without it, will I be better or hotter?

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 5, 2011

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