By Haruna Birniwa, Jigawa State, Nigeria
You called her virus, l call her a war
Indeed a great war of invisible weapon
War of no gun no sword. Neither atomic weapon
Can eradicate beyond but this arsenal
It conquers the souls of great men, and
Forced to shut shops, travels, sports and office
Not because it was a virus, but for it as a war
The anti-terrorist or the gender equality manifesto,
The anti-racism or feminist manifesto of today
Do you never came across Adolf Hitler’s resurrection?
I knew, you must know that Jesus will be back
And fight against injustice?
We haven’t learnt through Muslim’s scripts
Mahdi shall come and wash away our sin?
Oh God! Yes we are sinners…
This sin was written inside our chests
Let us say prayer and remain indoors, because
All what we have is non for it, and for it,
It has all from us.
See how she sweeps like broom, and indeed the rubbish are we
She knocked, and she knocks at our door. Be away,
Be away from folks. The Ghost Of Hitler is calling
When she calls say no and stay away and safe.
© Haruna Birniwa