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Poetry is Art, an Art for Life

This is December, and other poems

This is December by Obinna Chilekezi Laughter runs through the season ahead as marigold flowers smile their way with yellow teeth along bush paths In this smiling season A drunk dressed festive...

Rainbow and other poem

Rainbow by Obinna Chilekezi Stars shift in their sockets and the birds no singsong still distressing the stone terrace with winds fanning downward and upward. After that heated noon the rains bathe...

Food comes first, and other poems

Food comes first by Obinna Chilekezi  Under the twinkle of his wifely burst Till truth became for him the sun of anger And of present hunger. Hunger befriends the...

Hyena for a neighbour (poem)

Hyena for a neighbour by Obinna Chilekezi ~ I ask only for this: To look deep into my eyes And see the fascinating feline Awaiting a prey. These eyes have seen...

Last night I dreamt (poem)

Last night I dreamt by Obinna Chilekezi ~ Last night I dreamt I saw a ghost Me in your bedside And I the tear on the mask You the idle handkerchief In...

But I have to leave – (Poem)

But I have to leave (A Poem) by Obinna Chilekezi ~ A fine Sunday morning A bird and his mate at my window Singing songs of love together This country is Full...

Today is Mother’s Day (Poem)

Today is Mother's Day (A Poem) by Obinna Chilekezi Words are enough to say all to say About the woman that I passed through The narrow route of her...

Early morning rain – by Obinna Chilekezi

Early morning rain (Updated)  It rained heavily this morning With showers, strong winds and sandstorm And the wind with big strong hands shaking everything At sight. There I perched. It...
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