Chima Ononogbu Poems
- Where Blood Was Flood -new- Black South Africans, You have become...
- Oh South Africa -new- Oh you South Africans, the black natives! ...
- Earth On A Melting Point -new- That night, in a dream, I found ...
- The Day I Lost An Old Love -new- A day ordinary as the days before,...
- A Dragon-Mouthed Lunatic -new- Oppression everywhere; people ...
- Life Across The Fence -new- Life on the other side, across the ...
- Dream Of The Mid-Day -new- In the moment awkward lost in reverie, ...
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Freedom is a gift of nature and not of man. But man has created chains to bind the freedom of another man and demands that the latter seek for that same freedom; it's the superficiality of man's imagi...This is for all of those in political chains.
''Silence is far more dangerous than cruelty in a time when madness in the form of power reigns havoc. To speak up, to do something, is the noblest.''For freedom fighters.
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Where Blood Was Flood
Black South Africans,
You have become tactless
although history rebukes you
but with yarn tinged with blood
are your ears sutured;
deaf to hear as a whimsical grasshopper
loitering about the nest of a dull eyed Mockingbird,
Unaware of the danger that lurks in the shadow.
Now your end seems nigh,
as cloud of death with the fury of apocalypse
it comes to you.
Like a goat bleating in agony wrestling ancient ghost
shall your cities cry out when recompense
as a whiff of flying gloom
grips them by their throats.
In your season of ...