kinkan ma’sẹ adora
for adora obi nweze
first daughter of the people, heart/soul of yr father/
mother god, where would this community be without
u? more than efuru righting the wrongs visited
upon us, adjudicating justice, u have been
like nimu kwome, ibo goddess of creation,
our protection; like nnemuru ora, female
force extraordinaire, who provided for the needs of
her community. we are humbled, adora. we
stand quite in awe of the very least of your service.
u believed & therefore achieved, onye kwe chi ya
ekwe, our oboloko/adaogu, spirit
worker/warrior, we thank u! anyi n'ekele gi!
© Joseph McNair; 2010