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Kingsmead Eyes Speak Led by Gideon Mendel



I was born in Nigeria and came to London when I was five years old. I moved quite often to different places in London which meant I left a lot of schools. I live with my Mum in Clapton. Some of my favourite things are watching TV, listening to music, swimming and playing football. I hate vegetables except carrots and lettuce.

I want to go up but I can’t look away.

Behind this wall there’s something only I can see,
I won’t tell you if you force me so let me be.
Up these stairs hides a magic elevator,
If you see it works 50 times faster than an alligator.
I want to go up but I can’t look away,
For this thing is like a hypnotic ray.
Mum, Mum, that’s what I shout,
We need to go, remember I am a Scout.
She has come to see an unknown relative,
God knows for what alternative.
I don’t know how you got this image,
So keep to your self like an indestructible cage.

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