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My name has a meaning

My name, Bojosi Is a fire which started In my mother And consumed Her inside When she delivered Me to this world She says “ When I was imprisoned in a maternity ward at the hospital at the time of your birth son I was alone, none of them I call my relatives I call my friends visited me when I needed their love most and when they asked me, the nurses in white what name I give to you I called you Bojosi ” my name, Bojosi short as it is is a poem that my mother composed when joy and pain of giving birth prevailed in her life my name has a meaning….. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Bojosi is translated loneliness **10th place winner on the contest " April Poem" sponsored by Destroyer Poet**

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Date: 5/2/2012 12:56:00 AM
captivating ryt man, thanx for sharing
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Date: 4/24/2012 8:09:00 PM
Just caught up with this one Bojosi, a bit sad but I am sure the joy of having a loving son has filled up the lonely spaces. Congrats and well done.. Cheers Margaret
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Date: 4/18/2012 7:14:00 AM
Like that.... very well written Bojosi! - oxox Anne-Lise
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Date: 4/16/2012 7:03:00 AM
that's pretty cool, but sad too. Do you like your name? Congrats on your win :)
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Date: 4/13/2012 6:58:00 AM
BIg congrats. what a fine way to mention yourself and your mother!
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Date: 4/12/2012 12:46:00 AM
Congratulations Bojosi!!!What a wonderful gift! Well done on this touching piece...thank you for sharing ...congrats again, big huggss,love deb
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Date: 4/11/2012 11:51:00 AM
Bojosi congrats on the placement in the contest.....~sashi.
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Date: 4/11/2012 11:19:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "April Poem" contest Bojosi. Love, Carol
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Date: 4/11/2012 9:10:00 AM
Such a name to live up to and not be overwhelmed. And you are lucky to havea strong mother. Congratulations on your poem doing well in the contest.
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Date: 4/11/2012 12:04:00 AM
Bojosi, thank you for your wonderful entry... CONGRATULATIONS~ ;-) ALWAYS *PD
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Date: 4/10/2012 2:31:00 PM
I have never met anyone with that name before. Nice job! Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
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