LOPAM KAJAK

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LOPAM KAJAK
(A Poem In Tangale Language)

Kodim mo na yim Yamba
A kodim ngan yim lopa
Kodim mo na yim lopa
Nyim ji
Lopam kajak
Ka manji monong!
Pon
Si manno?

English translation;
PURE LOVE

Each time I think of God
I think of love
Each time I think of love
I think of you
Pure love
This is your domain
But
Are you really mine?
PS
This is an attempt at writing a poem in my native Tangale dialect, which I am not too good at and it is my very first!
The poem “Pure Love”, is from my first collection of poems “Heart Dreams”. Corrections and observations from those that are vast in the language will be appreciated.

This post was previously posted on my other blog, jerriperri.com

 

Image Credit; Google Pictures

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