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Ravage Ruins Wrought Of Agonizing Ill by Akinwale Peace

Akinwale Peace

Ravage Ruins Wrought Of Agonizing Ill.
It's funny, how the just die, is it not?
With red-stained monstrous lips of machine guns,
The catnap in the clouds murmured prayers;
Ode to the souls of weep'ng waking mothers.
Ravage ruins wrought of agonizing ill:
Plunder'ng their coins while they keep shiny Gold;
The coins from toil and sweat 'neath burning sun-
And they smile, they smile like hiss'ng spatting snakes.
They come oozing like flowers of the night
They come to mould men blood like cold gravy
They come with the wail of the twittering air
They come with deep torrent of surging sea.
They come with tongues of flame with fierce fair death;
They come, bidd'ng the wicked a sweet nightmare,
They come as thunder ebb beneath the sky-
They come with monstrous gale for gentle death.
And they cry like the caged birds in winter;
Ode to the souls of weep'ng waking mothers.
It's funny, how the just die, is it not?
So I laugh, I laugh, I laugh with stream'ng tears.
"words from the innocent mind"
                Philip Peace


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