Defining My Country

By Shitta Faruq Ademola

a thistle

sprouting for votive

to the sky lark’s nests

up on a tree

a blood

laboratories embracing

viscidity

maples worshiped in

the East

churning the tongue of

waters

fire forebears

the ancestor of red

faces

Satan’s deception

Adam’s apple

Eve’s treasured stupidity

hunger

a stomach marrying

thirsty worms

a wound that never heals

Pharaoh’s obdurateness

a nylon floating

for survival

About the Author

Shitta Faruq Adémólá is a late teen Nigerian Poet and Writer that is thinking of carrying the world into Noah’s ark one day. Say hi @shittafaruqademola.

Copyright© 2020 by Shitta Faruq Adémólá

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s