Love Contends To A Violent Point

Love Contends To A Violent Point ode

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You’ve kept my heart’s dynamite aflame
You know I can never be the same
since your charming kiss did my heart tame.
What words can describe your beauty’s fame?
No smile can contend with yours’ my dame.
It sends sorrow back from whence it came.
Zeinab the sweetheart of Nubian fame
whose love men would seek for like a game,
each dreaming at the mention of your name.
And if in contention they must maim
dislodged rivals by making them lame,
for your worth, many would never blame
them for such apparent show of shame.

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Joseph Ogbonna is a prolific Nigerian poet.Hewas born on the 1st of may 1975 in the Nigerian commercial capital of Lagos.He has published two volumes of poetry and a novel, currently on sale in Amazon, Barnes and noble, authorhouse and other bookshops around the World.Joseph is a lover of classical music and opera, and loves to read the Bible and literary works of metaphysical poets.He resides in Enugu, South-East Nigeria
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