IN IDUMOTA (Sholly Lawrence PINNACLE)

IN IDUMOTA      (Sholly Lawrence PINNACLE)

 

Its radiation penetrates my skin

Heavily, through my costly kaftan

Covering my dark flesh; typically West African.

Figures roam the Island bridges; they faintly grin.

 

Under the Idumota bridge, I stand the tides of ‘ OSA’

Triggered by the pull of the sun. I withstand the roaring water

That gazes at my face as I stroll towards Marina.

Really amazing! What does ‘OSA’ reflect…? My Regina!

 

I number her glittering teeth—thirty and two

Imposing woman,I tender my wealth—all for you

For our holy matrimony—longevity

For our life ‘mari-journey’—prosperity…

 

Then it grows heavily scorching

Now in ‘danfos’, suddenly burning

The Lagos’ harmattan sun of Nov ’ember’

I bathe with sweat in my fIN IDUMOTA      (Sholly Lawrence PINNACLE)

 

 

 

Its radiation penetrates my skin

 

Heavily, through my costly kaftan

 

Covering my dark flesh; typically West African.

 

Figures roam the Island bridges; they faintly grin.

 

 

 

Under the Idumota bridge, I stand the tides of ‘ OSA’

 

Triggered by the pull of the sun. I withstand the roaring water

 

That gazes at my face as I stroll towards Marina.

 

Really amazing! What does ‘OSA’ reflect…? My Regina!

 

 

 

I number her glittering teeth—thirty and two

 

Imposing woman,I tender my wealth—all for you

 

For our holy matrimony—longevity

 

For our life ‘mari-journey’—prosperity…

 

 

 

Then it grows heavily scorching

 

Now in ‘danfos’, suddenly burning

 

The Lagos’ harmattan sun of Nov ’ember’

 

I bathe with sweat in my fade ‘agbada’.

 

 

 

D LAW

 

ade ‘agbada’.

 

D LAW

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