mark nwagwu

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I am a professor of biology, trained in cell and molecular biology and did some of my early work in the US and Canada returning to my country, Nigeria in 1976. I retired from the University of Ibadan in 2002 and wrote my first novel, FOREVER CHIMES published in 2007, dedicated to my grand-daughters, Akunne, Oluchukwu and Uzoamaka.
I'm always writing poems to my wife and my thoughts when I'm alone turn on her. Through her I see the world. My poems owe so much to her. I'm just beginning. Please stay with me so I can learn from you.

I work best in that stealthy space
where contemplation migrates to distraction
and mind expands to envelope the universe
then collapses into caves in deep seas
losing self discovering self

where the ending din of the market place
greets the glorious gl ...

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Shimon Weinroth 02 November 2008

change that Hegelian philosophical concept with the ever moving process, is treated on the cosmic and personal; level, with profound and poignant understanding,10

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why stand there like an iceberg out of sorts
in the tropics dripping noise baked
in fiery waters.

Come in enter the poem
lyrical veins of solemn silence
balls of verbs rolled into joy
subjects at the sharpened fore
fill your past tensed famished soul
on buffets of adverbial gourmet

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peace reigns in restful phloem
rhyming tendrils comb your hair
adjectives in starchy flair
sweet the smell of inflorescence
atop the noun of lofty essence

Come in enter the poem
live in symphony of life's distances
rendered in notes of trembling nuances

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