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Pendant for a Pretty City (A Poem for Calabar)

I have crafted a pendant from the bark of trees lining your streets blown leftover tree-crumbs away with the calm breaths I inherited from Marina I hold aloft your unique adornments – one, that slave museum stimulating my tear ducts two, that Tinapa behemoth, pristine and deserted – Two strings to hold this pendant I … Continue reading Pendant for a Pretty City (A Poem for Calabar)