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Hymar David is my name, Spinning stunners is my game.
For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

Give me four black gongs (ding) Two enchanted seashells(dong) Mucus from a blind seer(ding) Cobra’s scales(dong) For someone has died(ding). Give me voodoo bowls(ding) A sacred lyre(dong) Give me nine stillborns(ding) Venom from a mamba’s bite(dong) To sing dark praises for Festus Iyayi (ding). Give me leather bibles(ding) To swear by crossroads(dong) Give me holy … Continue reading For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

Dusk Dirge

It is dawn and still we snore on,still we dream of tomorrows, even though today is staring us in the face. We ignore the cockrel’s wake up crow, ignore the sun slating through leaking roofs onto our faces. We dream on. Of monstrously huge mansions, armed convoys and better tomorrows. The Nigerian Dream. The world … Continue reading Dusk Dirge

Inertia

When MKO Abiola was lowered into the earth,his dreams a shroud,his cask weighing tons, they murmured about the junta, and the General, And the tea, and June 12 ghouls. And Dele Giwa’s murderers contest seats, pass anti-assassination bills, fund phoney NGOs……while impotent whispers caress the air, Of cockroaches, cupboards and midnight massacres. Kudirat Abiola’s shadow, … Continue reading Inertia