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LET US PLAY IN THE MUD

Views: 55 By Ogwiji-Ehi Kowochio   Let us play in the mud Let us build sand houses which the wind of adulthood blows away   Let us play in the mud and cook sand grains with the firewood of innocence before the extinguishing substance in adulthood quenches this wildfire of fun   Let us play in the mud put on ...

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THE BEGGAR

Views: 68 From a rickety minivan I alighted For his trouble, eighty naira I rendered. With a great deal I sped, for just a chance in Another left with a fixed course for Alakia. My brow mirrored weariness The day indeed a great deal of ordeals emitted.     A creature shot forward, quicker than quick Out was stretched a ...

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PORTRAIT OF A FATHER AS A YOUNG FOOL

Views: 64 As a child, I was told; Do not allow your dreams go cold. And I was foretold; That my innocence would not hold, As a teen, its unfolds, As puberty came to fold, And the libido grew so bold, That it struck gold, So then a pregnancy began to load, My baby was on the road. As a ...

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BREAK EVEN

Views: 58 The rain remembers my face with it drop. It drops cast away my stray tear, As I watch you leave me here. My heart mourns, For my lips seems to lost its words I get jealous at everything that touches you. Even the way the rain touches you is a bit suspicious I gave you my heart. As ...

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SCRIBBLE THE FUTURE POETRY COMPETITION

Views: 67 Our current problems exist because many take refuge in complains and subjective criticism of governments. Women complain of discrimination against their sex but few actions are taken to eradicate it. Scribble The Future Poetry Competition is created not to give women an avenue to complain to the world of the discrimination against females but rather, it is an ...

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