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EVEN DEATH WILL DIE

Views: 38 by Ogwiji Ehi-Kowochio Tell them that this is not a poem It is words: broken words, exuding grief- Sobbing profusely as their tears roll down The cheeks of sad papers, in lines and verses For we mourn, a morn That was born dead From the deflating womb Of a once pregnant night. Oh Death, raise not thy shoulders! ...

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RESTRUCTURE THAI MIND

Views: 28 By: Farmer Some couple of months the ink remained covered Order from the above it must not utter “Dear not write but examine very tight,” Parboil the seeds and ignore their feet Aftermath of this, here is what I see A skeptical Nigeria with a messiah, Toiling to drive and move it higher But his people are making ...

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TELL ME NOT MY CHILD, TO BE MILD

Views: 26 by Ogwiji Ehi-Kowochio You see this my grey hair? and the large white patch which occasionally hides in that cap of mine? It is the fraction of a teacher’s earthly hell as migrant white chalk particles like a racist who can’t bear an extra day in the midst of blacks, emigrates from the blackness of a blackboard to ...

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ABRADE THE ABRACADABRA

Views: 26 by Adedokun Seyi The seat of scorn has been made of fable beauty To lure unity into a whimsical role of guilt And make men to ogle and wink at the naked secret Of an infinitesimal lie There lives a city of adoration Where scores are count as men Are made to wade Wave of praise rendered to ...

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A STAVE OF SHARP NOTES

Views: 40 by Ogwiji Ehi-Kowochio The singing stone hummed a familiar tune so much, it deserved a bravo from Davido for doing such a cold cover of his hot hits ‘No do gragra for me’ We were dancing away to the rhythm-less tune until the sharp notes of the singing stone deflated the wheels of our moving session And mischievously ...

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