Treasure Island

Enebeli Prada

(Nigeria)

Ezionum


The haven of the heavenly God,
and land of the twelve sept,
that spring from three foundations.
Ezhionum.

The land of the white sand
and strengthened hands
ready to farm.
Ezhionum.

The land of many festival,
bringing sons and daughter
from afar.
Ezhionum.

The land of the quiet noon
and noisy eve
Ezhionum.

The home town of tradition
and graceful dance.
Ezhionum.

The land of my Father.
The land of my Mother.
Ezhionum.

Submitted: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013
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poem for my home town.

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