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I Am A Voice
by Emeka Chike Nwogu
Thursday, February 03, 2005
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I'm a voice,
a desperate voice,
a gong creviced
by fragmented hope

I'm a voice
a harassed voice,
a cymbal wounded
by repeated trashing

I'm a voice,
a forsaken voice
a drum, whose beat is drowned

I say, I'm a voice,
not an echo...

I sing of looted treasures
I drum of bruised dreams
I sing of trampled hopes
I sing of ravished homes
I sing of denied mandates

I'll make a melody,
a melody to sear their
dead conscience.

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Reviewed by Carrie Deveney 2/4/2005
Good. Very lyrical. good imagery
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/3/2005
This is intriguing and really reminds me of why I like your country because of the honesty that comes through here. Welcome to the den.
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