Echezonachukwu Nduka Poems
- Renaissance now that the streets are stripped and keys lock ...
- The Initiation i ENTRY: with your hands in your pockets,
- Say Me A Prayer If in my sleep tonight I cut the ropes And ...
- Two Doves And A Lighter We met at a bar in Birmingham on a ...
- Ghost Lover Through my half-open window, She breezes in ...
- We Wear Purple Robes purple robes adorn our bodies as stench...
- There's No Love Here I rise with your troubles from where ...
Echezonachukwu Nduka is a Nigerian poet, short fiction writer and essayist. His literary works are published in Black Communion African Poetry Anthology, From Here to There: A Cross Cultural Poetry Anthology, A Thousand Voices Rising: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry and several other reputable online and print literary journals. He is currently a postgraduate music scholar in Kingston ... more »
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''First, we must set our minds free from all restraints on our freedom to be diverse and imaginative. What we cannot imagine, we cannot achieve.''Echezonachukwu Nduka, On Creativity and Diversity.
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now that the streets are stripped
and keys lock themselves in defiance,
should nudity blind the eyes of minors?
now that the streets are filled with dry tongues
and streams dry at daybreak,
from whence should spittle flow as fountains?
you are a lad whose songs suspend all chaos
as every tongue is tempted to test a divisive theory;
your lyrics are now dead that lights the lone candle.
plucked from thorns—dry are the roses thrown at your feet.
yours is a blind eye that tell stories of yesteryear;
yet, these stories rename themselves every passing day. ...