Linda Ochiel


Linda Ochiel Poems

1. Malindi 10/11/2006
2. Stolen Moments With A Wolof 8/13/2008
3. I Have Left A Will 10/11/2006
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I Have Left A Will

I have left a will
My learned friends
For you to combat the age long fiend
When life leaps our of my tongue
To transport my troubled soul to the nether land…

Swear that my wish shall not be futile
For all my adulthood they want to prove I am fertile
I refuse to succumb exasperated calls
To ensconce me in matrimonial walls
For the reward of bride price and a piece of earth
To inter my expired body upon my death

For this would upset decorum
A dishonor to our revered ancestors
Should unequal and single spirits
be let loose to roam
In ...

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