Sentinel Poetry (Online) #39

The International Journal of Poetry & Graphics

February 2006. ISSN 1479-425X. Editor: Amatoritsero Ede

 

Kunle Shittu
 
*Wahala I
 
Homeless trunks
Passing the night
Under pedestrian Bridges
Corpses
Lying on Federal roads
Left for days
To reek
And
Rot
 
 
Wahala II
 
Blasts
Of thirst
Tremors
Of anger
Same blasts, same tremors
Right there on the streets
Every second
 
 
*pidgin English for ‘trouble’.

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