Abdulrasheed Dawodu


Raise Again Time


I have no idea what this time tells
I have no clue what this world says
I have no knowledge what it entails
And It's like everything's gone with time

I look back
Back in time
I hear the sound of trees swaying
The twittering of starlings
The pigeons and doves, all around cooing
They were all part of the Evening
Away they all went with the cool wind

Still back in time
Sesame Street at five
Mama's meals in the moonlight
And the tales after we dine
The riddles and jokes in the starlit night
All gone with the time

Gone is the serenity
Gone is the love
Gone is the humility
That cooed along with the doves
Raise again, time

Submitted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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