Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Real Independence: The hope


Nigerians are no longer sitting on couches
They no longer look desolate
They no longer sit back, recline, and relax
They no longer wait for the day to come
For the sun has already arisen, and the day is nigh

Nigeria is growing greater each day
With the investments of strong youth
With the increments of new intelligence and creativity
With the contribution of passion and integrity
A new day is slowly unfolding

Nigerians are making things work
Minds are inventing
Businesses are booming
The stock market is growing
The Nation is being rebuilt

Still some areas are deficient
The Niger Delta people are suffering
The schools lack true education
The hospitals are inundated with filth
Yet, this is the plight of our independence

October 1st is still significant
But now with different reasons
No longer because it is merely a day of jubilee
But now because it is a day of change
A day where we can hope for REAL independence
Independence that comes without chains to corruption

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY NIGERIA,
May you live to see change...

OTHER NOTABLE POEMS/ARTICLES FOR TODAY:
Miss Independence
Happy birthday
God bless Nigeria
Nigeria, on the Verge of Independence
Tablet doodles: Happy Independence Day, Nigeria
Happy Independence Day Nigerians
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Take me to Your Leader- I am 48

5 comments:

Shubby Doo said...

there is so much to be done...but there is so much each and everyone of us can do:
- as an individual
- as part of the collective

Nigerians 4 change

p.s
thanks 4 the link

Sele Akobo(curvyice) said...

This is beautiful!!!!!!

We desire an appraisal
of the past systems that be
The many failures we have seen
Our intrinsic Motivation Ignited

Many parts working as one
The Goal is To bring about change
Forging through debris and clutter
A ray of hope in sight

We are a people vowed to a new dawn
Our voices and gifts our major weapons
Our dreams are tied to the plight of the majority
A new NIgeria the reality of Change.

Orikinla Osinachi. said...

I love your words for Nigeria and Nigerians.

If only our leaders would be as beautiful and as faithful as your Nigerian Spirit, Nigeria would become the beacon of Africans on earth.

God bless you and God bless Nigeria.

Kin'shar said...

welcome to blogsville.....nice blog

SOLOMONSYDELLE said...

Wish I had read this on Independence Day. Thanks for sharing this enthusiastic piece.