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Ode To Chinua Achebe

Africa pays tribute to a man Whose works gave African Literature a say. Death visits every man But there are men, time can’t take away. He lived a life of great glory Leaving a legacy of honesty & patriotism For the unborn children with their untold story And for Nigeria in her retrograde rhythm. They … Continue reading Ode To Chinua Achebe

EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures

EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures

Here lie a mass of men- Casualties of realities, Celebrities of phantasmagoria, Bodies without persons. The sea of melancholia Had been navigated time and again By their pessimistic confusion In their quest for coherence. Ahoy! There their skeletons lie, Eyeing the dreams they never touched. Dark royal robes under gloomy sails Thrashing tears on the … Continue reading EPITAPH, THEIR EPITAPH: A Monody to Failures