Treasure Island

Olukayode Olugbemi


Am Still That Black Poet


The young vociferous voice down the stream
When all that matters is that non-silent voice
His persistence makes the smile beam
Hearts jumping for a rejoice

He’s that radical fellow
Never gives up in the face of trouble
Always hoping for a better morrow
Strong like a royal rumble
Just like the voice of the street
Never going for a defeat
Standing strong in the midst of all
Am still that young black poet!

Submitted: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 01, 2013

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This poem talks about the power of a poet in his country when things are bad, they might appear difficult, but Poets always have a strong power in their hands which the people are looking forward to in order to rejoice

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