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Tolu Akinwole

Rookie (Nigeria)

Poems of Tolu Akinwole

1. A Letter to my Any-Me 10/29/2009
2. A Vision 9/8/2008
3. Blocked 1/9/2009
4. Her Departure 4/9/2009
5. I Don't Know 9/23/2008
6. Of the Jungle Dancers 9/8/2008
7. Patch the Gap 9/5/2008
8. The Cooks 4/9/2009
9. The Dead Celebrates His Death 12/17/2008
10. They Come Back Just in Time 9/16/2008
11. To My Friend The Artist 4/9/2009
12. Uncertainties 4/13/2010
13. 'Unman my Man' [to F. F.] 8/31/2009
14. Void 12/12/2008

Of the Jungle Dancers

See them caught in the throb of the drum,
Jumping and flying, exposing their heads
To the mocking eyes of the sun

The petrifying sound of the drum
Wakes in them no spirit.
Blind, they dance round the maze in the jungle.

Who knows the riddle of the coconut?

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