We cannot live in pieces
We need peace,
We are one
Let us unite.

Let us forget religion,
Race, tribe, tradition and culture
For man is nothing without man

If we axe the world
We would be at war,
If we bury the world
We be underneath,
If we crush each other
We be all gone,
Give peace a chance.

Peace is a foundation
It is a bedrock,
It is our quest
For human conquest.

We need peace to grow
We need peace to sustain our growth,
Let us be wise.

Ngozi Olivia Osuoha is a Nigerian poet/writer/thinker who has published over 180 poems in over 13 countries and featured in over 25 international anthologies. Her three poetry books and a coauthored poetry book are available on Amazon. Read other articles by Ngozi Olivia.