Marry Me

Marry Me ode

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i will not marry you,
because of your color
i will not marry you
because of your nationality
yes, i will not marry you
for your faith
i will not marry you
for your social status
for our political differences
marriage is off the table
i will not marry you
my parents object it
i will not marry you
because of age-long taboo
between our communities
i will not marry you
for personality differences
for medical reasons
i will not marry you
i will not marry you
because my visional
say: no
my spiritual father say:
no
i will not marry
because our visions
are different
i will not marry you
yes-i will not marry-
move on to look
for your lover
i will not. i will not. i will not.

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Silas O. Abayomi

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