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Below is the poem entitled THE BATTLE WILL OF ASHES which was written by poet kazeem musa. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Return my ashes home,but first take me to my 
father's compound where my bravery was formed.
For this is it,I was born for this papa,Isn't this 
ashes of mine beautiful mama?
Let every one know I am back home again 
sister,and brother fight no bullies in my sake no 

Take me down the street in mama's finest pot,and 
to the town's square where I use to fight and play,
Ricky is my friend,why don't you let him have some 
ashes?Let him show it to the downtown gang I am 
still around

Paint the town in my ashes and tell my girl Bisi not 
to wash it with her tears.
You can blow me into the air as well,but warn the 
breeze of life never to take me out of the land 
         Kazeem Musa olawale.

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  1. Date: 3/22/2013 6:03:00 PM
    HELLO KAZEEM, ONCE AGAIN... , a nice warm welcome to the soup. My name is Linda, many poets on the soup call me PD for fun. I'm stopping by to invite you to one of my latest contest... called ---> "Only for the New Poets of 2013--the first poem you posted on the soup..." he he he Yes it has a long title. But, I want to give the new poets on the soup the enjoyment and challenges we offer in our contest. If you like please consider my contest. I love the enjoyment of meeting and reading the new poems from all new poets. Thank you for your time~ Always*LINDA

    musa Avatar kazeem musa
    Date: 4/3/2013 2:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks,I'm glad bt I don't knw my way around so well on the site.
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 4:15:00 AM
    So emotional and the imagery is amazing. You are an awesome writer. Looking forward to more. Welcome to the Soup. Namaste. Rick

    musa Avatar kazeem musa
    Date: 3/21/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks rick,I am new here and I don't really knw much.I really want a lot of people to see my world.
  1. Date: 3/20/2013 2:39:00 PM
    Thanks a lot Linda,I so much appreciate you.

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 12:39:00 PM
    wow Kazeem, your thoughts are on full power... hope no one ever intrudes on your love and will... always...Linda

    musa Avatar kazeem musa
    Date: 3/20/2013 2:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes! people do discourage bt one like you won't let me relent.