Category Archives: Poetry

Handicap

Handicap

I am swarthy, swarthier than Udogwugwu’s impassive countenance. Every night I lie, like a green snake skulking its predator’s sward-surrounded purlieus, in apprehensive anticipation of day.   My hazel eyes are Granny’s snuff store; my nasal bore Ojadili’s fetish-flute. Little children can, for firewood, fetch my gnarled legs.   My visage is bumpy, with a […]

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Beauty

Glam ladies beauty personified wonderfully shaded body wraps and body magic in hidden operation bum sculptured in butt enhancers and waist clincers suited flame taste eloquent in accessories and smell hmmmm baritone on display oh how that makes me yearn white and damn there she is a dame grace and sexy innocent and wild a […]

Night Watch

Night Watch

By Kay Cee They set out at midnight An hour after 12pm Their lantern shone a dim bright They walked in silence, seven of them Bare footed, head bowed The owl has hooted to herald What was and is seen to be The passing procession of an astral family An earthen calabash, a black cock […]

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“poem of absence”

Without a flaming  desire,of his soul,on my bosom,in my heart I furled like a perished rabbit In the heart of  freezing winter night. Without his seraphic smile to beckon me now No more can I knit words into balls of laughter ,nor wrap him warmth, with my love-full wool No longer can I bury In […]