A land with about 250 ethnic groups
Rich in cultural diversity and heritage
With individuals who inhabit a territory of its own
Who worked and lived for several decades together in oneness
Until aliens invaded her peaceful co-existence
Took advantage of her ignorance and enslaved her land
Coerce labor became the rules of each day
I died! I struggled! I cried! I screamed! I thought! Oh Freedom…
Freedom was all I needed to be free!!!
And I can’t price it worth due to my vulnerability
How do I live what I have no glimpse of hope in?
But if freedom is worth dying for, then I will fight!
Alas! They came, they saw but I conquer them all
I was unwavering, unflinching and undefeated! Though,
I was beaten, bruised, battered, burdened but I am blessed
I am the definition of freedom
I am exceptionally intelligent and ready to inspire all nations
I am the future of my people
I am the hope of the present and the future world
I am the smile on my children’s faces
I am the reality of dreams
I am the face and the strides of Africa
My beginning is green
My white shines in the splendor between
My ending is rich in green
I am green white green
I am Nigeria!!!
My name is Heaven Kalu. I am a Nigerian, born and bred in the hearts of Lagos, hail from Abia State and innovative. I am a creative writer, content developer and Short-story freak. I am also cook and a one time cooking competition finalist in Lagos. I written and shot some of my scripts and screenplays for films, documentary, adverts etc. I am also an award winner at the Inshort Film Festival, 2016. I’ve worked as a national correspondent in Nigeria with African Sun Times in New Jersey in the United States and I’m a content writer for MyStoryTime Blog.