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You Are Your Mother’s Daughter
When death becomes the first breath you breathe at birth, when your throat becomes familiar with its stings when death ...
Ode on a Rocky Homeland
No one comes from where I come from No soul one single season on the soil survives And stays soft ...
A Queen’s Gratitude
If I rise up as many times, and always once more, Than I fall under life’s dizzying battles; If I ...
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IF ÒGÚN WERE HERE… (For Wole Soyinka)
A dystopian fuzz sprinkles an enticing scent, the kind that makes bedlam almost palatable. But still we sing, march, hoping ...