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SUNSET

Oludotun Ijalana 1976 (Nigeria)



Magnificent orange globe of splendor
in romance with the west-sky
On her course as an athlete
Panting with fatigue of tiredness
Expended on a race-adventure
When she peeped from the east-window
To the horizon of the west.
As she submerged into the west-sea
In the dome of the sky
Cut off from the earth's water
To resurrect in the east
In the morrow.
Creatures of night
Creep and crawl
And people of the night held sway
Even dumb plants retire to sleep.
The earth smiles
Morrow will be better
Pregnant with solid achievements.

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The challenges we see and often experience, if only we can look at the possibilities right in front of us

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Written on April 30, 2016

Submitted by dotun15 on October 20, 2021

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Oludotun Ijalana

I attended the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, in Nigeria with major in advertising and public relations. Presently reviewing the book ''The fall of the Kingdom'' written by Joba of the j3 sisters more…

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