Bloodshed in Nigeria

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Silence is consent.

Blood knows no race or colour.

I don't know if this is a poem

But the government of Nigeria is killing Nigerians Protesting peacefully.

Let the world hear this.

They took off the CCTV camera.

They switched off the lights at Lekki Toll gate

They sent military on the streets

To spill the blood of young people.

Help us out.

Don't listen to the lies of this government.

◄ "Soro Soke" (Battle Cry)

"Armed Men" ►

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Kevin T.S. Tan

Mon 9th Nov 2020 17:16

I think poets and artists in general would do well to use their skills and talents for political purposes. Thanks for this poem. Wishing you the best.

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Emeka Collins

Fri 23rd Oct 2020 14:36

Thank you so much @ Keith, @Shifa, @Greg and @Paul. Thank you for lending your voice to this struggle.

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Paul Sayer

Fri 23rd Oct 2020 08:27

Stand tall and tell the truth most are afraid to tell.

Thoughts are things remember Emeka.

May your path be steady.

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Greg Freeman

Wed 21st Oct 2020 17:42

Glad that you can use Write Out Loud as an outlet to let us know about this, Emeka. But as Keith says, take care.

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Shifa Maqba

Wed 21st Oct 2020 06:12

Heart-wrenching!

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keith jeffries

Tue 20th Oct 2020 22:46

This is poetry at its finest hour, make no mistake. Be watchful as in such an environment poets are in jeopardy.

Keith

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