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I Am Africa

I AM AFRICA I am a mother not a murderer Patronage of numerous natural resources Filled with beautiful creatures are my tropical My heritage, adorned with glorious cultures In the forest of the night I form Seeds of great black minds I am a mother of many gold medalists Guardian of prolific writers My sons and daughters are recognized through the ink of their intelligence I am the virgin land of habitats and wild life I am who I am I am the great mother Africa Fifty-four nations have me Enriching with tribes and traditions So favored by nature I boast That my foes demands my departure Tears of regrets I now shed For my seeds have dispatched and torn me apart Where abides my seeds I seek The ocean of Democracy I adopted Now lies astray with confusion as its mat A dirge I present to you Democracy Is my own world a different universe Depressed I am in this silent captivity Savoriness present in the face But sadness, my daily food Hope still stands in the future I believe Admiring the consequences of the present My aura shall once again romance what have been laid bare The milk of my breast is still breathing Come and suck with caring honesty My Philosophy of Neo-welfarism by Zik of Africa Seeks to harmonize ideologies Leopold Senghor of Senegal appeared with his Negritude To rediscover and awaken our culture Kwame Nkwuruma still lives Through his Philosophical Consciencism which opposed capitalism The great Ujama principle of Julius Nyerere of Tanzania Continues to rule I still have Achebe; who still advises from the depths Adiche and Wole are still living legends I sleep in silence in pure delight As the brown dust turns to green As daylight breaks and jet sky turns to blue I wake up refreshed of glorious dreams O! My great seeds; Never let me exist outside existence

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Date: 4/26/2022 6:18:00 AM
Oh, this is amazing!! Loved it to the core.
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Alexander Michael
Date: 5/13/2022 7:43:00 AM
Thank you alot
Date: 3/13/2022 7:51:00 AM
Thanks for sharing this. Welcome to Poetry Soup. I welcome you with the love of the Lord, expressed by John 3:16 of the Bible, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." God bless you.
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Alexander Michael
Date: 3/23/2022 1:36:00 PM
Thanks and God bless you too

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