VOICE TO THE VOICELESS - Page 21

Voice to the Voiceless Fortune Nwaiwu
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Do African gods and ancestors Fight for man when he ’ s dead ? If so , they ’ re not gods at all ! ***
Tell Me , My Africa ( Spoken by the Widow )
Tell me , my Africa Tell me . What wrong have we done To deserve all this brutality ?
Tell me , my Africa , Tell me . Are women the weakest vessels To be mistreated by men ?
Tell me , my Africa , Tell me . Are we a dry mussel of leaf Swayed and swept away into thin air By a windstorm ?
Tell me , my Africa , Tell me . Are we like a mad man With no sense of direction ?
Tell me , my Africa , Tell me .