Idiongo Ebong

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The Fool’s Paradise

Whatever is happening in this country,
I do not know and I will not try to know
Or even disturb myself about it,
All has always led to dead end.

One of the funny things that govern us
An aimless country such as ours
Is the flow and circulation of rumours,
Mostly from ‘street’ journalists
Or from the mammoth unemployed people
Who spin their mouths to burn away their unproductive lives.

Whatever is responsible for this fuel scarcity
It will remain the least of my worries
Because it has pointed his ugly fingers at another,
More pathetic ...

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