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Motherland

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Below is the poem entitled Motherland which was written by poet Christina Okorie. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Motherland

Let me take you on a journey to my motherland.
Where beauty meets the eye of the beholder.
Where the sun burns and glistens on my brown skin.
Where the children play freely with no care in the world 
Where the market place stands like a rainbow with different coloured materials 
Where there are 54 countries.
Standing together to make up my motherland.
Where culture is amazingly fascinating 
Where a great leader once lived.
Where they are mouth-watering fruits.
I have to say my motherland is worth the visit.
Glide through the safari,
Take a dive in the Victoria Falls if you dare,
Jive with the Maaasai tribe,
Receive the experience of a lifetime.
I have to say my motherland is worth the visit.
By Christina Okorie 
 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 10/10/2017 5:01:00 AM
Oh, I love this! Thank you for taking me on this wonderful tour. Welcome to PoetrySoup :)
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