Adaobi Chiemelu

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Adaobi Chiemelu was brought up in South-East Nigeria. She started her journey with spoken word poetry since the year 2014. The beauty of life inspires her art.

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1.
Baa Baa Black Sheep

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP


Blessed
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2.
What A Friend Said

hello,
a friend said to face your fears
but what if you've lost your face
what if all you have left are a few strands of hair sticking out your guts
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3.
Brown Sandals

Brush and paint your
Rooms of ideas and
Open door opportunities like
Windows of love and happiness
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4.
Ten Things I Hate About You

Ten Things I Hate About You


1. I hate that you make plans with me, but you only make them to break them.
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5.
The Speaking Scarves

I understood the scarf tied around your head when I watched you tug at it. The scantily threaded scarf you could hardly trade almost giving way yet you were barely worn out from all that wearing.

I understood because I could see my reflection on the face of your scarf. Myself all worn and torn from exhaustion more than from age. Exhausted from your preferential treatment of scorn and judgement.
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