This Dream, a poem by Aliyyu abalHasan | #PoeticFriday


This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Poetic Friday

Last Updated on August 23, 2019 by Memorila

In This Dream, Aliyyu abalHasan eulogized the meteoric rise of Mujahyd Ameen Lilo, climaxing with the recent scooping of Wole Soyinka’s award

This dream, a poem by Aliyyu abalHasan - #PoeticFriday
This dream, a poem by Aliyyu abalHasan – #PoeticFriday

This Dream
For Mujahyd Ameen Lilo*

This dream
e
v
a
p
o
r
a
t
e
s
Off the ocean of books.

It rises, amasses
In the northern sky.

Condenses into
Cumulus of words
Bearing d
r
o
p
s of wits.

Passion pushes it and
It floats
Drifts
To the southern sky.

Then it rains.

Creativity flashes. Victory thunders.

And the rainbow of trophies
a
r
c
h
e
s
In our skies.

© Aliyu abdalHasan. Presented at the ANA Kano Creative Writers’ Forum, July 2019

* Mujahid is the winner of Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project Essay Competition for the North West of Nigeria.

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