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You showed me at my request,

Now that I am alone,

I find myself in a quest,

To get the answer alone.

I thought I would always have you,

But your advancement is crucial,

My thought tracks you,

Now I have to do the essential.

Such a great influence you had,

Almost denying the quintessence,

Lone and learning it hard,

At my teacher’s absence.

Dedicated to Seun Fawole


6th June, 2013

(c)Olutayo IRAN-TIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria

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  1. The absent teacher is giving you room to grow and be greater than him.

  2. He is always an INFLUENCE…………..Seun Fawole

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