Minutes Before M.K.O. Abiola Died – Soyombo Ayomikun

Published:9 Jul, 2014

MKO Abiola... he took a sip and died.
MKO Abiola... he took a sip and died.


   Gave him

   The mug

   Filled with

   Hot tea



   He was

   To be

   Nigeria’s president


   Silenced him


   Had weaknesses




   Had flaws




   Made mistakes


   Is perfect?

   He lived



   The poor

   And weak

   He sipped

   The tea


   Needing fluid


   Evil ones

   Watched him



   For the

   Last gasp,

   The last breath


   He smiled

   At them

   As his


   Welcomed poison


   He wanted

   Was to

   Serve Nigeria

   To bleed

   For her

   He lived

   A god

   He felt

   A cramp

   The mug



   Got spilled

   His chest

   Became tight

   He grunted

   They smiled

   He shed



   A lost



   He fell


   His knees



   By hade’s


   They rejoiced

   As he died

   Beautiful heart

   Warm soul

   The president


   Never had


   He indeed




   He been

   Wiped off

   From our



   In death





   We will


   Our children

   About you

   They will


   Their children



   Sweet spirit

   You were


   Big smiles

   Your equally big

   Ear lobes

   The magnanimity


   We will tell

Soyombo Ayomikun tweets from @alabaster85

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