Poetry

THE TRIPOD By Gbotemi

Written by Editor

my country women
my women of war
my women of world
my women of beauty
in this bloody battle.

the wilderness is overfilled
with the sweat of your living bones
raised again, raised and raised again
by the language of pain;
and the hawk with her claw
rapturing your
cradle into the cold of hell.

but sayest not
thy heritage gone
with the wind
for hope layeth here,
where water wakes on…

About the author

Editor

Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of thespeakingheart.com. He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.