AFRICAN KING (for Alali)

by

AFRICAN KING
You have given of
Yourself.
Shared with
Me
Your tenderness
Your warrior strength
Has
Protected me
Your Imhotep mind
Has inspired me
Your passionate warmth
And love for Black
People has
Turned me on
Asante*!

*Asante: Swahilli for “Thank You”

by Sister Yeye Akilimali Funua Olade

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