Amadioha Strikes

Amadioha Strikes

  “Congratulations! you are now homeowners” The couple sitting at the desk hugged each other as Tobenna spoke to them. He had just closed on another mortgage, and he was having the best month all year. “Thank you so much Mr. Onwuhara!” the wife said, “We couldn’t have done this without you.” “It was my … Continue reading Amadioha Strikes

Eva’s Getting Married: Christian’s Invitation.

“Could you come over please?” It was all Eva needed to hear. Eva suspected God supported Angela’s plan, why else would an opportunity present itself half an hour after it was hatched? Any remaining doubts she had were shed as Angela dressed her. She put on (Angela’s choice) a tight red dress that had a … Continue reading Eva’s Getting Married: Christian’s Invitation.

The Bird (a poem for the Dana Air Victims)

The Bird (a poem for the Dana Air Victims)

The day is moss The night an interminable Agonized question. I look at the feathers In my hands And my eyes break In an African thunderstorm. My bird sings no more Alone she soars over the happy isles Unwoven from the string of Isis. My life in no more. Whatever goes shall return –John Anusie … Continue reading The Bird (a poem for the Dana Air Victims)

IN MEMORIAM (Two poems from Bring Our Casket Home)

IN MEMORIAM (Two poems from Bring Our Casket Home)

For Dana who took our loved ones to a place where they are smiling – I hope…   IMMORTALITY I take in of several breaths expelling them in verses where I sing your fame praying the words blot out what shame mortality robes us all with in hope of blessed sanctity where you would lie … Continue reading IN MEMORIAM (Two poems from Bring Our Casket Home)