Uche Nwanze Poems
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Arise O Compatriots
I speak of a country by the Niger river,
I speak of a people, forlorn yet jocund.
I speak of a nation, innumerable like the stars in the galaxy.
I speak of a people, gifted by Mother nature, cursed by the gods.
I speak of a people, wealth is limitless yet poverty looks sternly at her.
I speak of a people, united but divided.
I speak of a country, walking with giant strides, yet live like Lilliputian.
I speak of a country, independent but in chains.
I speak of a nation, she beams her rays on her neighbours yet under the cover of darkness.
I speak of a country, whose ...
I won't barter you for all the gold in the Gold coast.
You are the oil that gives light when my lamp is about to go out.
A song for a despondent heart.
A food for a troubled soul.
The map for a desolate journey.
A soothing balm for my fray nerves.
A calm voice in the eye of the boisterous
Always there in my smiles and sorrows.