Tag: ethnic pride

I am North

I am NorthI run from the far Saharathrough the Sahelian Kanoto the fertile lands of Benue I am NorthA spring of wisdomI fed the brave SardaunaAnd the eloquent Tafawa I am NorthA home to the HausasThe Fulanis and KanurisBeroms, Tivs and Idomas I am… Continue Reading “I am North”

In My Lifetime

In my lifetimeI may not see youbecome that I earnestly wish. In their opinionwe were monkeys livin’ on tressbefore they came and made us men. We’re a conquered nation –the wandering Jews of Africa, butin my viewpoint – I‘m the hope of Africa. As… Continue Reading “In My Lifetime”