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Pandemonium 2: The hustle is over…

Pandemonium 2: The hustle is over…

My travails in Dana expressed By the kind gesture of that phantom At the gate of this beautiful place On Sabbath when God rested On man’s origin on resurrection day. This poet with much time To compose my dying thought-few seconds By the pen of history. Though dreams unfulfilled Like aviation Loved ones never to … Continue reading Pandemonium 2: The hustle is over…

Where is Mama and Papa?

Where is mama? Where is papa? And why are people gathered in our house? On these rubbles What is an aero plane doing here? This is not an airport? Perhaps it has come to take us to London But baba Tope is crying… Why is he crying? My heart quizzed this evening. Let me ask … Continue reading Where is Mama and Papa?

Tears on the Burning Field (1)

Tears on the Burning Field (1)

By Ochuko Tonukari   “This is terrible, it is really terrible! I can’t believe these are human beings…” That was how Navy Commander Walter Feghabor, the then military administrator of Delta State gave vent to the emotions that gripped him as he stood spellbound before the human bodies burnt beyond recognition in the wake of … Continue reading Tears on the Burning Field (1)