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Lover's Song



A girl, a poet
Wrote to me from a far country
Requesting that I reciprocate
In my kind of verse.

I could not write in her own language back
But nibbled in extemporary variation back
The poet's two letters of her name
Subjoined to a slip of verse.

She sent me a poem
Codefied and calibrated
Except the nakedness of her dreams
Locked in the dark
Beneath the womb of thoughts
In a poetic beauty of excellent craftmanship.
Like a seed yet to sprout.

Soon, she declares
She understands me better
Who too can dress old words new
Then she transmutes me into a poem
Singing it to the nod of heads.
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Submitted on October 15, 2013

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I am a Nigerian and a financial economist with diverse occupational experiences as a banker,career civil servant,petroleum economist and insurance man.I write poetry and short stories with many public and private appearances.To me poetry is a heritage because I came from a background where great and special events are marked poetically. more…

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