#38. Fare thee well, sister!

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Poem: Fare thee well, sister!

(In loving memory of OluwaTosin Adepegba, RIP)

zinniaMemories of youth adorned in her innocence

Juxtaposed with a jarring reality that makes no sense

Lost in childhood dreams, we recall images so familiar

Of visions and scents of Zinnia and Bougainvillea

Colours of spring, rains of laughter and pain now merge

As we gather in mourning and compose a heartfelt dirge

Fare thee well dear sister, fare thee well friend

Fare thee well mother, fare thee well daughter

Fare thee well, ’tis really over, ’tis a bitter-sweet end

Your colours of life faded away with the coming of spring

You said goodbye on Easter day, as we danced to a risen King

The roads we once walked together, we now walk all alone

You who talked with angels and read the hidden languages

Of the stars and moons and…

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