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December Poetic Voyage; Day29, titled – PROFESSIONALISM by DaXquizit.

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December Poetic Voyage; Day29, titled – PROFESSIONALISM by DaXquizit.

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If, before the profession you choose,
Compatibility and passion not major tools,
You’ll be like a man with the title ‘Awodi’
Who has carrying-a-chick as allergy.

5 If you wish to be a naval officer
But have strong phobia for water
You may finally get that offer
But will be food for Mami-water.
You are called a trained teacher

10 But can’t use chalk or marker.
Why not being a footballer
Who needs them not like Kaka?
He called himself a barber;
I asked for the style, Obama.
Professionalism #Daxquizit

15 All my friends begin to wonder
If it was done by a carpenter.
If, a great poet, one proves to be
Even if one’s called while one sleeps
For poetic contest, like Spelling Bee

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20 One’s golden pen should roll like lips.
Know ye everyone, therefore:
Man must profess what he believes,
Less he dissolves like sulphur;
And be detested like mere faeces.

NB: ‘Awodi’ is the Yoruba name for the hawk, which is peculiarly known for hunting (carrying) chicks.

REFERENCE

Omotayo Olatunde Ogunkanmi (T’Flo Media)* – The last stanza.


ALSO READ :- Interesting Piece :-OUR MUMU DON DO by DaXquizit

ALSO READ :- Poem:- ‘The Penultimate Round’ Edited Final Edition Russia 2018 ; JUNGLE-KICKS 2018 by DaXquizit.


©Oyesomi O. Emmanuel (DaXquizit™)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Oyesomi O. Emmanuel, fondly called DaXquizit, is a product of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies Education, and The Polytechnic Ibadan, with a National Diploma certificate in Public Administration.

He’s a writer, an editor, an administrator, an autodidactic English Language teacher/tutor, and a keen lover of football and music as well as visual and creative arts generally, and particular obsession in poetry.

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December Poetic Voyage; Day29, titled – PROFESSIONALISM by DaXquizit.

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