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The Chicken and the Belly -Two Poems

SANTANA BELLY I remember those early days Of school uniforms and visiting days Of seniors and hunger’s medicine– That potent drug garri. I remember how we would refuse The prescription given us from home Daring to take overdoses Soaking three or four cups a day. Garri’s power over stinging belly pain Was enough to corrupt … Continue reading The Chicken and the Belly -Two Poems

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Chickens (2)

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Chickens (2)

If Amaziah had been asked to pick a compound for him to rescue his cock from, the very last compound he would have chosen would have been Chief Olowoparija’s. Simply put, he was the most obnoxious and arrogant person that he had ever come across. He was the kind of person who you should pray … Continue reading Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Chickens (2)