Dauda Tholley Poems

  • 1.
    Womanhood is a pride
    Tied around her waist
    To package her mountain
    In her little boubou;
    ...
  • 2.
    LAZARUS! In silence you lie
    Beneath the dust of ancient scrolls,
    Whilst your art ; The mother of exiles
    Dines in the womb of time demarcated.
    ...
  • 3.
    Oh! Africa, You have baked me black
    In the oven of your Sahara,
    The attribute of resilience.

    ...
  • 4.
    Women! You are like our tripodal Firestones
    Blackened by service; confined within
    The ashen heat of your masters,
    Burning with broken promises and matrimonial taboos
    ...
  • 5.
    Evening smile must be worn,
    Tonight's dinner is served
    With the drumming of their guns.
    Battalion of thirsty soldiers are on the verge
    ...
Total 5 Poems by Dauda Tholley

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Broken 4 Black 3 Woman 3 Light 2 Skin 2 Body 2 Long 2 Pride 2 Beauty 2 Wind 1

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