Ibrahim Olalekan Omoniyi
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Ibrahim Olalekan Omoniyi Poems
Atop the red earth with bare feet, Practicing culture associated with the black skin. Underneath the blue sky, with eyes brown, Like a leaf withered, fallen off it's niche.
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(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
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(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
Atop the red earth with bare feet,
Practicing culture associated with the black skin.
Underneath the blue sky, with eyes brown,
Like a leaf withered, fallen off it's niche.
This would be my heritage, unmistaken like the red oil...
I pride myself in thoughts that left me blue.
For it'd be gold to know my roots,
I'm like a chameleon turned grey for adaptation, but green is forever my color.
It started way back in Africa, beauty enslaved by the whites.
Thrown upon a yellow vessel, shipped across the blue sea.
Hunger and pain left her destitute of ...