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I know a river

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I know a river

I know a river;
long before I began to 
hold a pen
those days of-
-"twinkle, twinkle little 
I know a river;
A river of words; 
not river-benue or 
But its a  river that 
flows in human-
And a paper is made as 
a boat
-paddled with pen
To sail a message to 
the earth
From heaven's gate
-a lullaby to the infant 
and wise-words to the 
I know a river; 
Shakespeare and 
others've been to the 
-they took their bathe 
and left
Here I stood by the 
river bank,
With my colleagues 
Akewusola habib, 
Oludipe samuel,
Gbolahan, Randy 
michael, Oloidi kingfemi 
and others
In the young of our 
Bathing in the  river of 
Though we're nude in 
the river 
But we're clothe with 
our imaginations
I know a river;
A river from solomon's 
Now I am swimmer,
-in its floods
Adesitimi Taiwo Damilola. 


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  1. Date: 11/1/2012 2:49:00 AM
    Very nice... Terry