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Happy October 1

Our fathers went 
through slavery in 
the hands of those 
Our mothers, their 
wives, were 
usurped by the 
They came with 
the bible and the 
They led them to 
work their 
plantation in the 
new world.
After sapping 
more than enough, 
they left in 'sixty.

The civil war 
imploded- we saw 
Some eastern 
earth was 
Many fell into a 
long last sleep.
We've seen all the 
crises- some, with 
their lives.
embezzles all they 
The congregation 
of haram 
threatens to tear
the green white 

The New World 
gives a 2015-
Despite, she is 52.
She will wax 
stronger, I know
She will take over 
Africa, I believe
She will be a G8 
someday, we pray.

Do all you can to 
It's your day, you 
have no other 
Let the cigarette 
sticks be green 
white green
Let the bottles be 
Let the apples be 
Let the stew be 
Let the beef be 
Let the beans be 
Yes, green earth
Happy October 1
Happy birthday Nigeria!

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  1. Date: 10/10/2012 8:27:00 AM
    Thanks Vesna. I love the way you love this poem. Thanks.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 12:58:00 AM
    I love this poem.

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 2:49:00 PM
    Thank you Carol sunshine. Thankyou

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 12:22:00 PM
    Today is the start of a new month and a new week. I am reading what looks to be some exceptional writing today. So glad I was able to read yours S David. Love, Carol