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And Fire Lies Waiting.

And Fire Lies Waiting.

  Dry sticks A forest prepared for conflagration And how great the matter The little spark will kindle   Petrol in our drinking water How will we put out the fire   We will plunge But now we breathe deep With open mouths Hacking and harrowing Our respiration Breaks the silence of night Darkness still The crack of malnourished ribs Unseen … Continue reading And Fire Lies Waiting.

Edge of Glory and Gory

Edge of Glory and Gory

Edge of Glory & Gory   E.G.G   Next daily   “Moon, Vol. 35: No. 619, page….”   Page your beak! State the day, month and year, you stupid brat!   Yes sir, Thursday, October 3, 1964. p. 12, title, “The Pains of Animals in the Pen – An association of Animal Rights Activists, under … Continue reading Edge of Glory and Gory

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II

False Image of Ourselves Achebe is stung by the hypocrisy and vain-glory common with Nigerian leaders. He is angry at the blatant self-deception by those who do not care to make Nigeria genuinely great, but who like to decieve everyone that Nigeria is great. He writes: “Nigeria is not a great country. It is one … Continue reading The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II