Monday, June 4, 2007

Ode to Edo

From ages of stealth in culture and wealth
A land from of old filled with people so bold
Come see for BC, visit the city
Come show for Edo, sample our ema and ogbono

See the streets so broad and big even the Portuguese dem really dig
The British came and were wide eyed, so our treasures they plundered
Now we be in the area between and betwixt the Niger
Now we reawaken, now we become stronger

Great Edo we hail, your walls of sand and clay
Great Edo we say, wa domo nowaen
Our land an inheritance of legends born and lived
Great Ewuare, Akenzua, Erediauwa, Oba gha to okpere

Come see for Edo, na here dem pour the sand
Where Noah, Shem, Ham and Japheth after the flood dem stand
The giants of the ancient days once trod this very soil
And the moat they stand today as evidence of their toil

A thousand years of mystery and another thousand years
A monument to victory as said in history
A fulfilling of prophecies amidst hypothesis
Now understand the soul and mind of a people good and kind

Great Edo calls one and all as we're of one accord
Before the men of babel released the spirits of discord
Osanobua the almighty looks down on one and all
And great Edo once again is standing straight and tall

1 comment:

Freelance said...

Nice blog.Keep up the gud wuk!