Afeh Aaserhna


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Afeh Aaserhna
Friday 9 March 2018

A Rainy Night in a Nigerian City

Strange 'tis,
Walking in the rain
On the path to your home,
Headlights behind you.
Bent poles, dangling cables─
A myriad of carelessness.
The darkness, the wetness:
You are almost in the ditch.
Wailing hawkers, haggling buyers─
Indifferent to sounds' enveloping pitch.
On the day's deathbed, the blackness
Thickens, and then comes quietness.
What's left for today is a mess─
Dirt: dumped cans, polythene bags, junk;
All aspiring to be the foundation
Of our tomorrow's environment.

(July 3rd, 2005)


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Bola Akin
3/11/2018 12:54:28 PM

When I saw him, my charming prince.
The burden that filled my heart,
melted away. At the sound of his angelic voice. Ho, my lovely charming prince.

Sola Akinnola

Sola Akinnola
2/8/2018 6:46:15 PM

A sweet sensation, I can sense the flavour.
As the butterfly, flying in my stomach.
Aroma and splendor of a beautiful live well spent.