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indigenous people.

find a voice and seek a voice — a tongue will
blab from the deep ocean seeking audience
for his old mastery of modern arts/acts
and his non-symbiotic social control.
find a voice and seek a voice from the blast
of a banging reconnaissance and the
yelling alarm of new identity.
find a voice and seek a voice — a tongue will
paint itself as a good fighter for self —
land and hunter-gatherer — un-repressed...
indigenous people are nobody
yet are they minorities cos of the
coal of heaven shining as real on their skin
and the struggle for land identity.
are these not the aboriginality
to genuine façade of modern living?
see, the river has swept o'er the mountain
and the regalia has knot its goat-tie —
see, someone will seek address to th' depressed
and the identity of the land will
please our soul, our soil, our own, our whole. the
acts/arts of dances and self-loved faith with
new tongues and identical sounds will scream.
hence, been stingy is to be rich with these.
oh africa, your identity is
like a shrilling voice, undumb yet not heard.
indigenous people; identities
of unrepresented similar roots.

Akinwale Peace Akindayo
Philip Peace
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