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Anna Adamu Feb 18
She worked her life away in the day
The sun had no mercy it seared her skin
It sent sweat on a merciless errand
The pipes of water broke their boundaries
Starting right from her pitch black hair
Running down her ebony skin
A fake tear it created under her eyes
The old man calls it tears of life
Around her earlobes it created a course
Paving a way down her jawline bone
And landing upon her pointed chin
The long journey of the loving sweats
Found their way unto her spine
Snaking down onto her slender waist
In no time her clothes are flooded wet
Drenched in the merciless sweat of life
Few coins in her expectant pocket bank
Blind her thoughts on her soaking  body
And flashing thoughts of her child at home
Makes an even joyous perambulation
Anna Adamu Feb 14
I had heard that it was said
That when you find someone
And get attached
Immediately
Or out of the forsaken blue
You meet someone else
Better, bigger, and lovelier
Wait a minute!
I met you
And all else seemed invisible
I met you
And nothing else mattered
Looking beyond your imperfections
And seeing the God kind
Looking beyond mean voices
And seeing the brightest future with you
Thank God I met you
Thank God we still bond
Never mind my tantrums and mood swings
It is the way I recharge my battery
To love, and cherish you forever
None like you
I lOVE YOU
Anna Adamu Jan 28
A hero gone
That was born
A leader lost
That was found
Sweet honey in a calabash
Fresh wine in a gourd
And a raindrop in the ocean
That was not lost
A ray in the sun
Shining across the globe
You stained your white garments
To save your motherland
You tore your green apparel
To defend the course of freedom

You remain a woven nest upon the maple branch
Eagles, doves, and many more
Found refuge in your reign
Fond memories of you still linger on
Happy days of laughter somewhat covered the mourn
The sun will rise and set unend
So shall you remain in hearts forever
Anna Adamu Jan 21
You cannot be me
Copy my smile, talk, and walk
Mimic my true posture and gesture
Walk in my full naked footprints
And one still remains
Me
Anna Adamu Jan 4
And it came
Teaching the world to wash its hands
It appeared, giving free courses in hygiene
Anna Adamu Dec 2020
We stand in awe of China's great Wall
We are thrilled  by the Statue of Liberty
We stand amazed at the Pyramid of Giza
We are mesmerized by the Eiffel Tower
All awesome, thrilling,  amazing and mesmerising

If after imagining the miraculous growth of the foetus
Or the perfect mode of the human being
If you still look at the sun rise and fall
Or the supernatural breath of life
And still believe there is neither a  superpower involved
Nor a God to stand in awe of
Then Psalm 14:1
Anna Adamu Dec 2020
We stand in awe of China's great Wall
We are thrilled  by the Statue of Liberty
We stand amazed at the Pyramid of Giza
We are mesmerized by the Eiffel Tower
All awesome, thrilling,  amazing and mesmerising

If after imagining the miraculous growth of the foetus
Or the perfect mode of the human being
If you still look at the sun rise and fall
Or the supernatural breath of life
And still believe there is neither a  superpower involved
Nor a God to stand in awe of
Then...
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