SENTINEL POETRY (ONLINE) #21
ISSN 1479-425X   
August 2004

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NGOZI OBASI AWA


ELIXIR
Saddened for my burden
Ladened with great love
His tears, my elixir
Lights my path
 
Saddled with a burden
Lacerated for his love
His agony, my elixir
Gives me hope
 
Slaughtered for my burden
Liquidated for his love
His blood, my elixir
Ransoms my soul.

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