Treasure Island

Efe Benjamin

(Nov.19,1985 / Delta State, NIGERIA)

America of Our Dreams


I am not in Africa
But Africa is in me,
Africa lies in my blood,
Where I was brought
up, amidst this rot;
This rot that had eaten deep
Into the heart of my Africa.
If we could right this wrong
Then we could make of Africa,
The America of our dreams.

Submitted: Thursday, October 25, 2012

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