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Thu, 24.09.2009

ESHU by Adesanya Alakoye

I will whisper your name
on the winds of each new sun
to carry my prayers to you
and you
mischief maker
lord of chance
will place my words
at the feet of
oludumare…

Reprinted from Tell Me How Willing Slaves Be
(Washington, D.C.: Energy BlackSouth Press, 1976)

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