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Read Poems by Aduku Daniel

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From Sumter to lee's
The hostilities
The fired shots,
The wasted lives.
Questions unsettled
from nation’s
Inception tried,
The issues such as
The slavery
North and south
Over them contended.
For four years
The fallen and the
Lying spread-eagled
or prostrate,
After the smoke and
The invisible
element cleared.
One half to arms
deemed humane,
The second half by
profit blinded,
A profit from toil,
Off the backs of
them from
Across the sea,
They brought to the
land of the free,
When freedom was
deemed for
Only those up the
The morally-blind's
human tree.
The questions which
war forged,
The same did war not
settle outright!
How! Many men were
How! Many men fell.
And as blood grass
blades covered -
Dust grains stained,
So deeds the pages
of history
And these indelible
Have left upon the
sands of

Copyright © Aduku Daniel | Year Posted 2013

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  1. Date: 3/6/2016 2:50:00 PM

    Aduku,, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing, hope to see a new one from you again. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 1/7/2016 6:49:00 PM

    ADUKU, enjoyed reading your poem... HUGS **SKAT**