poem : Gone with the war by Francis Oboh - The Isaac Somto Foundation

  • poem : Gone with the war by Francis Oboh

    Title 'Gone with the war'
    About poem:
    i wrote this poem
    With a thought
    About women in the past
    How they lost their love one
    Because of war
    But i stated only a woman
    She is talking to her late husband
    And to us
    Made her the main character read and understand the poem

    .During a period of war 

    We experienced passionate feelings  

    Our affection developed 

    Despite the fact that I see you 

    As the world sees summer 

    That I might contrast you with 

    You held my waist

    We made love 

    I was dependent on you 

    I bore a blessed child

    Whom we called francis 

    What does it mean ? 


    All we needed was for the world to be free 

    Free from war 

    Which would finally shred us 

    The clock ticked quicker 

    Similarly as time for war draws 

    You needed to clear out 

    You went to safeguard your nation 

    My nation 

    Our nation 

    Yet, I was left with no resistance 

    A long time passed 

    I needed you 

    I missed your touch 

    I missed hw u kissed me 

    How u held my bosoms 

    How you made love to me 

    I pondered where you would be 

    I supplicated throughout the night 

    For our favored God to direct you 

    Secure you 

    At last I heard clamors 

    Ladies cheering 

    I ran out 


    Saw them holding their friends and families

    Everybody cheering 'THEY ARE BACK!' 

    I searched for you

    Couldn't discover you 

    You guaranteed you would come 

    Ohhh no! 

    Demise why him? 

    I sobbed, I felt helpless 

    I was comforted 

    I was held 

    I was given cash

    They said it was for your administrations 

    Be that as it may, despite everything I pondered 

    Where are you? 

    For what reason did you allow me to sit unbothered in this brutal world? 

    Would i be able to live without you? 

    That I needed to learn


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