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They come with a cupful of pinned promises Singing songs of salvation to our weary ears With these drowning drooling dreams And ripping ripened realms They came with bells of dismembered peace To shred the rope of our unison in pieces This episode is also available as a blog post: https://poemifypublishers.com/enslaved-a-poem-by-ogechi-veronica/ — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/poemify-podcast/message

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Ain’t we all blind from the inside? To have been ripped off the good life we all deserve To have been dead long of ignorance and inability of one voice as humans we are To have allowed thieves and crooks to have their hands in every pot To have been slaughtered off our vision by hypocrites and deceivers of change To have let humanity suffer, pain, and agony we never deserve. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://poemifypublishers.com/aint-we-all-blind-a-poem-by-buraimo-oloyede/ — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/poemify-podcast/message

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“Men Cry, Too” seeks to selflessly tell the world that, sometimes, what one’s parents do/did could follow his stapes, and the society would be judging him due to the repugnant acts his parents do/did. So, sometimes, it’s not only one’s pains that could make him/her cry, but the family, or the society as a man from Fulani community might be tagged a terrorist in other lands, or the Yoruba man might be said to be using juju, of which, all, shouldn’t have been said.

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