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BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.

Memories of Boyhood Boyhood didn't last long enoughBut like the blink of an eyeOur darkness meshed with brightnessAnd gave birth to sweet sights in balanceMaybe, boyhood lasted for just a weekAnd six of the seven, we were sick Boyhood didn't last long enoughOur girls were too shy, secretive and toughThey failed to appreciate the loveThat …

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I FIGHT FOR YOU | By: Membis Okorie C.

You might not see me in uniformMilitary rigaliaBoot and helmetBut know it my dear daughterThat your father is brave like a lionThough tender like the breezeYour father is stronger than stormsAnd have conquered a million warsLong before I met your mother I went into battle with gods and wonI gathered goddesses and tied them to …

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LOST BATTLE | By: Odudu-God Ekan

In Honour Of Our Gallant Heros In bleating sound of echoing guns,Unstopped to 'n' fro traveling of unseen bullets,And banging bashing smashing bombs.Those tympanicing clangs we shunned,Triggers pulled like mere crickets,The bloom was doomed for our tombs. Dashed fears,Caged Worries,Barricaded nervosity.To stinking littered corpes; we covered our nares,wiped our memories of home sweet stories,As we …

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