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THE NIGERIAN OPAL

Our Lords were White
But our fathers were bright.
Our land is green
But our children are lean.

Those rivers are full
But these throats are fooled.
Thus, no rainbow across our skies.

All we see is red, Blacks
And more gold and silver dyes.

NGENE CHIBUEZE J.
(The Light of Africa!!)
thekoboko@live.com
 2348020501373
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