ABUJA ACCORD: Awa Chigozie Jerome

Beneath the roofs of vultures The hapless smell of blood roams the air summoning talons to pierce the space In search of blood buried beneath To exhume and consume The dust left of it Nature’s green groans Towards adversity of scavengers Beside the vultures and their gluttony feathers The beak...

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THIS IS NOT ZIMBABWE

After many hearsays I could no longer wait So I visited the Zimbabwe I passed through Uke surprisingly, it’s a village that looks like old Mugabe I became ensure of the name It is an unfortunate case the ground is decayed painted by the rain But who invited it again...

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BLXXK FRIDAY

A minute past the hour of one The stage is set He takes a final look at the barrel of his gun, his face glows with a smirk Menacing as he was He felt a tingle of empathy For the victims of what was to come What was their sin?...

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THE DARK-HORSE ADMINISTRATOR

Point of correction! Take the emendation And build a good reputation! I know you to be a diplomatic professor And not a wobbly political possessor. Should we regard you as a dark horse administrator? Your administrative ground makes us Overwhelmed and engulfed But the political aroma of power we aggressively...

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NIGERIA-IN-DEPENDENCE

Nigeria. Nigeria. Malaria. Pneumonia Boko. Haram. Jona. Athan Nigeria. Nigeria. Thieves in Power ‘Herein is a Country!’ Proclaimed Lugard Nurtured. Able-bodied. Now mature Yet. Abroad. Her offspring seek manure They hop on planes, even hide beneath them All, in search of the greener pasture Northern. Haram. Southern. Militants Central. Theft....

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