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Watchman Of A Ruined City

Watchman Of A Ruined City

WATCHMAN, of a Ruined City Joshua Omenga Watchman on empty watchtower Into this bleak future peer For behind, the ruin looms Of your beloved country: Flow of blood on thresholds Wives ravished before husbands Parents butchered before children Aged bones suffused in offspring’s blood… Watchman, report this horror in your land Where each step treads … Continue reading Watchman Of A Ruined City

THE ENEMIES WITHIN – Prologue

PROLOGUE   Judge Melaye Umar stood ill at ease and waited for his phone to ring. He occasionally looked down the window into the street below. From the third floor, he watched the movement of the people as a god might watch those under his sway. They looked small, like rodents in an open field. … Continue reading THE ENEMIES WITHIN – Prologue

BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon

BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon Joshua Omenga Nigeria has swallowed a long pestle and can only sleep standing upright. Several years of misgovernment and incompetence – there is no need to enumerate – have brought Nigeria to an explosion point. The time is ticking, the fuse is readying to light, but before … Continue reading BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon