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ASUQUO WILLIAMS

Seasons come and seasons go,
But Heroes remain forever in our hearts.

Generations come and generations go,
But Legends remain in our hearts.

Fighters come and fighters go,
But Warriors remain forever in our hearts.

Asuqo Williams ,
Man edified to god,
He said to his people
'I die or I live,
In this lifetime or the next,
I am alive or dead,
No matter the generation,
With or without me
Do not let *Iyama rule over you'.

This had been for generations,
The inspiration of Obotme people,
The endless tribal wars
Where the ant consumes the elephant.

In his own words,
"Ami mkpa-kpa, ndudu,
Kuyak Iyama akara mufo..."

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*Iyama: The Ibo people of Northern Abia State, Nigeria. They are also identified in the region as Uneghe or Enokon. According to history, there arose a small municipality in the region with tendencies to oppress neighbouring tribes as a quest to gain fertile lands for agriculture. But there was one particular village they never conquered for generations and up to date Obotme, Iwere, a small clan in today's INI Local Government of Akwa Ibom State.
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Comments

I love the beginning; seasons and heroes, generations and legends, fighters and warriors.
"Where the ant consumes the elephant" is a powerful image in such an unexpected way.

I'm glad I took the time to give this a read, thanks for sharing.

- JRS

"and what if I write of you.
is that more love than you can handle."
nayyirah waheed

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