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Olive Branch
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By Nnabuchi Akpeh
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Olive Branch

 

Layers and Layers
I burrow through
Hoping to reach you
But as each stroke of brush
Comes down on your face
It seems another part of you
Is being locked away
Forever from me
Wider and wider
The gulf becomes
Oh! I wave the Olive
I pray that you accept
That we bridge this gulf


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Submitted: Monday, November 4, 2002

Last Updated: Monday, December 18, 2006

About the Poet
A recent graduate of the University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Nigeria. This young physician started writing as way of expressing himself but then found peace in committing his innermost thoughts to paper . . .


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