OF GODS AND HEN

OF GODS AND HENS By Nlebedim Nzube Harry

Groundnut tusks falling on ground Dusty from disuse And starvation Hens pecking up remnants Thrown from masters’ tables On grounds Brown from dirt And fertility. Beaks peck beaks in war internecine Over remnant taken over As operation Trojan Horse Actualizes itself Grains fall here and fall there Alas! 360 degree circulation A diversion A division […]

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CRUCIFIXION

CRUCIFIXION: BEFORE THE DEATH By John Chizoba Vincent

The law of Moses wasn’t for yes & Amen.It was for opposite reaction to every action.Eye for an eye, ashes to ashes, dust to dust;Caine killed Abel & mark was on his face,a mark of death to anyone that sees him.I don’t know how sweet the world was then but I’ve painted a different picture in me.These […]

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death By John Chizoba Vincent

TELL DEATH TO RETURN THE BOY HE PICKED FROM MY NEIGHBORHOOD LAST SATURDAY By John Chizoba Vincent

In the middle of life we are in death& I now come to rescue this boy from theenemy that stretched bodies into pains.I stared at the sky as the first shaft of September’s sun crept over black horizon.a tall church spire reached into the clearsky, pointing it’s thin stone finger at hiscomet that hung in […]

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