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What is your alphabet?
The alphabets of life are
Not for the children of this world
The letters of organization
Left behind in the junkyard of honour
The words of democracy
Not in the dictionary of the autocrats
The sentence of love
Not for the delirious
As death comes knocking
Of every man his deeds
It comes calling
Asking one question
‘What is your alphabet?’
Adedayo Ademokoya is a writer and poet who is crazy in love with bringing words to life. He sometimes writes with the pseudonym ‘Fantasticdee’. Some of his works have appeared on BravesArts Africa, Praxis Magazine, Parousia Magazine, The Rising Phoenix Review, African Writer, Thought Catalog and elsewhere.
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