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Obiekwe. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Felix Nnamdi Obiekwe
The cream of the land has been
And the jewels flushed in the
Tell it not in Abeokuta
Neither publish it in Uromi
Lest the Ancestors hear
and be dumb
Lest the claws of horror glean in
Listen, you cursed bed of
Let there be no gem nor laces
Be found draped further upon you.
For upon you the
jewel was lost.
You little wood of Lissa,
For being an accomplice to this
You have served a million invitation
To multitude of feet that shall
trudge upon your