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Read Poems by ALUPOGUN-IRAN ADEOLU

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TEMINIKAN

It wasn’t easy turning away from you
Sure like the sun rise
Is your love

Upon my bed I groaned
Sacred vow I made
A budding pal we appeared
Until nature's verdict played
Like Haiti earthquake
My guards shattered
A glowing dream muffled

Upon my bed I groaned
Sacred vow I made
A wave of pain I bore
Sighting you in anguish
Another traumatic jilt 
Repose far from my being
Your sonorous voice I heard

Why did you leave?

*TEMINIKAN* is a pet name between lovers meaning MINE ALONE in Yoruba language

Copyright © ALUPOGUN-IRAN ADEOLU | Year Posted 2012

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  1. Date: 11/6/2016 2:02:00 PM

    What a pleasant write my friend. I love the way you constructed the lines and the poem in general. You are a brilliant poet..............A.M.
  1. Date: 1/10/2012 12:46:00 PM

    I enjoyed reading your poetry this afternoon Alupogun. I hope to be able to read a lot more of your writing in this new year of 2012. Love, Carol

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