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I Am An African Boy

================ I am an African boy I was carved from the chocolate melanin of the African soil Tutored under the iroko tree by her grand sages Baptised in the palm wine of Bomi hills I am an African boy I am an African boy I was creamed with the coconut oil from cape coast Explored the shores of the Atlantic Ocean Taught to walk on the golden sand of the Sahara I am an African boy I am an African boy I was maltreated for my hospitality Humiliated for my humility Discriminated for the color of my skin But I remain the pride of my race I am an African boy I am an African boy I am not the one written in the history books of the colonist neither their so called ‘lesser being’ I am the best and only version of me I am an African boy I am an African boy I am the brother of Cesaire and Senghor Cousin of Diop, nephew of Nkrumah Grandson of Blyden I stand for black pride in the world today I am an African boy

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Date: 3/17/2020 12:57:00 PM
Hello Eduardo Bosco, your poem shows a strong pride. Have a nice day my friend.
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Eduardo Bosco
Date: 3/18/2020 5:21:00 AM
Okay, thanks ????
Date: 3/17/2020 6:57:00 AM
I love this brother ?
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Eduardo Bosco
Date: 3/17/2020 9:20:00 AM
Thanks Bro .. Let’s keep writing for society ????