A New Dawn

Poem By micheal udenyi

Changes here and there
Eve no longer in her golden garden
accompanied by Adam now lives here
her breasts now pulpy she's no longer a maiden

Poor Lazarus is no longer at the richman's gate
haven cried so much now in heaven with no more cries
the richman in hell now begs to mitigate
his riches left behind is of no use as now he dies

Sacred libation drowned in holy water
our locution is guided by the Bible
angered is our hungry goddess of water
deserts now forest the proud is humble

The gods suddenly are banned
the chief priests are sent on exile
Amadioha's shrine is laid desolate and
the albinish man now sends us misile

Our land marks are taaken
by our foes and we are left with nothing to manage
we are misruled and forsaken
and left to be free in bondage

The Ichie, Igwe, and the Ozor title
are now a thing of mockry
they are left with value less than little
consigned for the later is the mastry

The reverened misorgynist has gained his libido
a problem of mind boggling complexity
the landlord is a tennant in his own land, thur!
i merely in fortitude watch the laxity

Our locution left only for the aged
our ripe virgins are wildly in chase of the latter day
in lassitude i rage but now resigned to guage
truely, I have seen a will not guarrantee a way

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