TALKING DRUM INNOVATION

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Yele reading

Yele Performing

FIREFLY VICTORY

Erupting from the thick fireplace
Emerging as a glowing charcoal
Established as a fire-stand
Ensuring equal lightening

Burning brightly
Parting clearly
Making obstructions history

“Trigger of Africa,
Giant of the globe”.
We hailed in euphoria
Now all is a gibe.

Our singers chant elegies
Our dancers thump in regret
Like cattle egrets at noonday.

“Nigeria we hail thee”
That’s for when we stood!
Now, fallen, we say to thee
“Arise, O compatriot”

Obey the call of the masses
This coal is but a firefly
Striving for its own and not to light

The night wears you out slowly
The stars weep for your demise
The moon, your lost victory, shares

The morrow is nigh
The light bearer is near
Spring forth, I charge thee.

#Yele

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2 comments on “

  1. Yele
    November 25, 2014

    Wow
    My #BB8 poem
    The first poem I wrote for Nigeria
    Thanks sir

    Like

    • Paul Alowo
      November 29, 2014

      Fly high dear princess. Its in you
      Don’t relent

      Like

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I write to explore and express my right, holding the elements of truth and wisdom without a speck of falsehood. Poetry is my delight. The one area I share my thoughts about the yesterday, now and the future. I am Paul Alowo. The one who dwells in the wealth of words, because words are the most powerful tool to change your world 🌎.

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