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Abeokuta Poems

Abeokuta Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of abeokuta poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for abeokuta.

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When You See Wole Soyinka Smile
When you see Wole Soyinka smile,
The earth dances in a glowing feast,
The earthquake becomes calm and
Loyal before his moving lips' curve.
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He is the future of dreams and hope,
A focal point of the orbit of humans;
A charming prince of ancient Abeokuta,
Whose...Read More
Categories: abeokuta, africa, art,
Form: Bio



I Am Word
I am word
Baked with joy and peace,
Walking around the mind of people
To give love, wisdom and understanding;
I don't mind if you love or hate me.



I am what people seek in Abeokuta,
Border connecting the actions of people,
I am the breathe that...Read More
Categories: abeokuta, africa, art,
Form: Blank verse
Lost Jewel
The cream of the land has been 
slain 
And the jewels flushed in the 
drain

Tell it not in Abeokuta 
Neither publish it in Uromi 
Lest the Ancestors hear 
and be dumb 
Lest the claws of horror glean in 
their tomb.

Listen,...Read More
Categories: abeokuta, grief
Form: Rhyme