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THE CRY OF NIGERIANS

No! Nigeria! Why! We have always been happy despite the hitches. We have wept together despite our half-baked unity. We have laughed together despite our different trinities. No! Nigeria! Why! But came OCTOBER the overwhelming independence. We are free! We are free from the shackles I hear! We are still slaves to our own mother you will attest. No! Nigeria! Why! Independence where are you? We tried to err our inconveniences using our discretion, but we got an invite to the funeral of our freedom of speech. No! Nigeria! Why! We kept on the protest in one voice, And we were shattered with a Bang! Bang! to many heads. Blood of the innocent flows like the river Niger. Tears of the concerned flows like the river Benue. Bodies torn like discarded rags. Lives wasted so they tell no stories. Every where has become a dark cloud. Things have fallen apart. No! Nigeria! Why!

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Date: 12/2/2020 3:40:00 AM
A distraughting Times Pray all is well with you a very good natural historical reality-filled View wonderful verse Write on! James
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Date: 11/8/2020 7:45:00 AM
Still they are in trouble.. I hope it gets better... Great poem.. hope you are well..
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