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Once Upon a Time with a Bird: Poems by Toyin Bakare

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ONCE UPON A TIME WITH A BIRD

Once upon a time with a bird
She moved
Like a walking shadow
Smiling at vales

She perched on brittle creaking tree
Hushed it…With mellifluous rhythm
She gleamed upon my gaze
Then,
I
Bade
Bye!

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LAPAI

Crypt!
Yet a laughing star
In her bosom dwells
Daffodils
Often
A smiling sun

Yes!
She stirs us
Wipes us
With
Bliss

Lapai;
Just take a
Glimpse and leave

——————-

NATION

Cart before horse,
We,
Move like howling wind
As nation stands upon
Extinct phase
Dregs famished; like desert ship
As
Politrickians gulped her perquisite

——————-

THE VISITOR

You are sleepless gay
Yet,
Of
Solitude art
With
Icy hand

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Poems: © Toyin Bakare
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Toyin Bakare

Bakare Ibrahim Toyin is a native of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Bakare is an undergraduate student of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University. His works have appeared both online and in literary magazines.

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