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O GIRL, DO I KKNOW YOU? by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

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sweet, pretty, awesome girl walking on a road,
one hunky, whistling guy struts by on same road,
KIS cat-walked behind them, lugging laptop load.

She walked close to him, bumper to fender…
He inched to the left looking not at her.
like magnet to metal, she drifted to him:
bump-a-bump-bump, she slammed into him!

watching from behind, KIS thought they were lovers
until our guy stopped – screeching in his converse:
“o girl, do I know you? Commot make I pass!”


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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.