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My Chant and the World

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My Chant and the World

I have led the tunnels
Depth of shadows
The shivers of dread
I can reach the lights and zenith

I have lost you
The things I did wrong
And those I failed to do
I will find love aright

I have found difference
In both the locus – 
And its spatial might
I know the way of bridges

I am now so naked
Temptations and broken will
All have indeed sinned
I – by God – will make saint

Our sun is hotter
The ice melting, oceans rising
The earth is ill, her healing
In changing the world!

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  1. Date: 8/3/2011 2:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Olusegun. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2011 7:11:00 PM
    This is Very Beautiful,Heart-felt !!!!! I really enjoyed reading it!!!!! I would Love to add this to my favorites.

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 6:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Olusegun. May your poetry bring inspiration to others as they read it. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 12:49:00 PM
    I am reading many excellent poems this afternoon Olusegun. I am glad I ran across your excellent poetry today. Love, Carol