All posts by Onyeka Dike

Burying The Dead (a Sequel To ‘Rescuing The Dead’)

  The rescue team has concluded its mission One hundred and forty-four bodies recovered the ones not found may fashion out their own graves in hell or make do with the comfort of feeling other bones closely caressing theirs in an endless orgy of indecision   Now we can bury our memorable dead A strange … Continue reading Burying The Dead (a Sequel To ‘Rescuing The Dead’)

A review of the Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano

A review of the Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano

  The Background The story of Olaudah Equiano’s life is an admixture of variegated life experiences. It is a story of sorrow, punctuated with few moments of joy and happiness. Narrating the story of his life, Equiano recounts his experiences right from childhood until adulthood. He tells a story of cruelty; of man’s inhumanity to … Continue reading A review of the Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano

Forever Known As ‘Those’ (A Special Dedication to the Cartel)

Forever Known As ‘Those’ (A Special Dedication to the Cartel)

We would always know them as ‘those’ These very people who have their straws and hoses forever plugged to our nation’s rich wealth ‘those’ keeps them faraway; unreachable, unknowable forever lost in the web of our ignorance   we are deprived the rare privilege of venting our frustration on humans and condemned to battling with … Continue reading Forever Known As ‘Those’ (A Special Dedication to the Cartel)

Looking Up

I have been looking down through this window at the political gladiators and power-drunk money-bags sitting on the beggars’ plate miserable beggars begging for the can’t-do-withouts of life   they build shelters of shame and disdain legislating from such heights laws alien to us; such laws that guarantee the roads must never be constructed and … Continue reading Looking Up