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Having met a Nigerian who explained the country's civil unrest I was inspired to write this poem.



Dark as the continent
From which he comes
Where languages
Of jungle drums
Speak of the dream
Amidst unrest

Dark as the continent
He bears the name
"Kinship means pow'r"
One and the same
Living in fear
He does attest

Dark as the continent
To bread and tea
Trapped in his youth
Longing to be
A wealthy man
He does his best

Like you and me..........

Jane Noponen Perinacci

 

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Nigeria is a very intriguing place. Filled with suspense having known a few Nigerians myself, I still am not clear of what a place is like this is really like without having lived there, or, more likely, spent some time there among the people. I find that Africans who come to this country do very well and some get very wealthy, mostly through hard work and education.

I really admire the Ethiopian I saw on television last night who came out of a small village, studied hard, and after having seen Luci in a museum in Addis Abba, came to the United States and became the paleontologist. Returning to his country, he found a baby skeleton 3.3 million years old that is the precursor to Luci. Quite a success story.

Ron
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Sad but real, and I do find a spark of hope in your verses. Nicely done, Jane. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Clarence Prince
The first verse sounds so very sad, shame for the unrest around the world!
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
this write about the aims and pasts of those who have left one enviornmrnt and settled in another with a dream in hand is well done
budd
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
It is interesting when we meet people from far off lands who seem to be constantly in the papers for one atrocity or another. They are in like up insofar as trying to make their way in the world, but their country's turbulence is worse than our. On second thought maybe it isn't, we are in the nitty-grity of a presidential election.
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