MUTED CRIES OF NIGER DELTA (POEM BY NIMI NISAKPO)

Victims we areOf ethnic majority,Alienation the daily routine,We must unopposedly observeOur agitation for freedom and equality,Branded treason. Echoed thieves,Called oil bunkerersPoachers of our resources,Born slaves in our land.Marginalized, strongly considered minority. I weep for our endless struggles,Of liberation and independence,Liquid black gold a blessing,Now a curseWorst than a virus,It has...

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DARKEST HOUR by Anyanwu Sixtus

I met love just like the cloud couldHold the glittering stars so dearWill my love for her go clandestineAfter ages upon ages do I waitJust to have her been cuddled underMy arms just like old times. My sweet Carolina!Why do you leave me behind barsAll alone all to my self,in...

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