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I Have No One Else

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I Have No One Else

Murdered in cold blood,
for  refusing to  be  Part;
corruption covered,
I weep for the life cut short,
weep!for I have no one else.

Orphan I become,
mingling with vipers and lice;
In  cities of flies,
what can a tailless  cow  do?
Hope that truth shall come to light.

Contest:"Tanka me" a sad song  sponsored by PD

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:29:00 AM
    Congrats on your win! Soupmail for you

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 7:07:00 AM
    Hi Olusegun!! This is a powerful and emotive tanka ! Very pleased to see it did so well...what stories u have to tell...isn't it great that despite all the sadness that we have a loving heavenly Father? He fills in all the gaps...all the areas of to u, friend!! luv, gwendoln

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 4:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your fine win Olusegun xx

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 11:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D."s "Tanka~sad song" Olusegun. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 11:37:00 AM
    congratulations friend OLusequn on your win :)

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:08:00 AM
    Many congrats Olusegun...awesome!!!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:20:00 AM
    Congrats on your win! really love the 1st stanza :)

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 4:14:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 2:37:00 PM
    congrats on your win, touching piece you've penned

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 11:51:00 AM
    olusegun, congratulations with your to be or not to be tanka poem in my contest... take care of yourself' always~PD

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 1:06:00 AM
    A sad one. I think it should do well in Pd's contest.

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 3:03:00 AM
    Lovely write!

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 7:20:00 PM
    Interesting set of tankas, enjoyed the read Olu, vie

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 4:29:00 PM
    Reads like a winner..Yes, a tailless cow would be in dire straights to rid itself from those flies..Enjoyed reading this eve..Good luck in the contest..Sara