A WOMAN SHOULD COOK by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

I sat there in my little, steamy kitchen
Deaf to both tweeting and preaching
As I stirred the porridge in my shiny pot
“A wife should cook,” was all I thought

Author: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

KIS, author of two poetry collections, ‘WHAT CAN WORDS DO?’ and ‘I SAID THESE WORDS’, is an award-winning Nigerian writer, photographer, and media professional with experience in journalism, PR, publishing and media management. In 2016, he was listed in Nigerian Writers Awards’ list of 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL NIGERIAN WRITERS UNDER 40. The same year 2016, he won the Nigerian Writer’s Award for ‘Best Poet In Nigeria 2015.’ he had also won the Orange Crush 1st Prize for Poetry in 2012.
He is the CEO of Words Rhymes & Rhythm LTD.


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    Hannatu Adamu says

    Downright stereotypical, I’d say, though altogether well-put together.

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