SENTINEL POETRY
ONLINE MAGAZINE MONTHLY  ISSUE #11 OCTOBER 2003  ISSN 1479-425X

OBIORA UDECHUKWU


Maru

Maru the Mad
Has gone for a walk
Our hill is now littered
With pellets of goat shit

Haiku

Bushy-tailed squirrels
Trees undressing in the yard
Farewell to summer

Trapped

Trapped in this cozy cage
Gazing at the cold wilderness
Of whiteness
We spin clouds into yarn
Weave yarns into song
Waiting for the new year

In France, the griot has gone home
In Ibadan, the towncrier is silenced.


("Maru" "Haiku" and "Trapped" are taken from
Portraits and Landscapes)

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Contents

JOSEF LESSER
Six Poems

OBIORA UDECHUKWU
About The Poet

Poems from Portraits and Landscapes

Poems from What The madman Said

SUNDRA
Interview: My E-Conversation with Sundra by Nnorom Azuonye

Six Poems

LINKS
Notes on contributors

Past issues

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