I have left home for too long
I have been on a foreign land for too long
Hearing scant news about my people
I sought to resettle here but love they had not
I swear by my mother’s tender breast home I will go
I wish to be home

The home of a poor but proud people
The home where age is respected
Where right is right
And the unjust receive their due
I shall return home where values matter

But when and how do I get there?
Is been long yet to my people I shall return
Does the dreamer not wake when his dreams become too vivid?
Does the bird not perch after flying?
Does an erection not subside after a while?
So I shall head home, for this land has no treasures for strangers.
I am homeward bound!
Bye bye! Well wishes and acquaintances
To my people I go to

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Michael Eli Dokosi is a journalist and a formidable writer with a decade's experience. He is a blogger as well who currently owns and manages the news portal www.blakkpepper.com. The site is a wholesome news platform with entertainment, political, general, sports, negroid and foreign news offerings with the tagline 'More than Straight News' because of its alternate take on issues. The blakkpepper name emerged because the site is Afrocentric and hot. The Managing Editor can be reached via cell line (+233) 0249907425 & (+233) 0262907425 and via email blakkpeppergh@gmail.com for adverts, enquiries and news coverage invites.

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