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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. Garriā€™s power over stinging belly pain Was enough to corrupt … Continue reading The Chicken and the Belly -Two Poems