Abiku by J.P CLARK

By Chia   4 months ago   292
Literature - Top Stories

Coming and going these several seasons, Do stay out on the baobab tree, Follow where you please your kindred spirits If indoors is not enough for you.

True, it leaks through the thatch When floods brim the banks, And the bats and the owls Often tear in at night through the eaves, And at harmattan, the bamboo walls Are ready tinder for the fire That dries the fresh fish up on the rack.

Still, it’s been the healthy stock To several fingers, to many more will be Who reach to the sun. No longer then bestride the threshold But step in and stay For good. We know the knife scars Serrating down your back and front Like beak of the sword-fish, And both your ears, notched As a bondsman to this house, Are all relics of your first comings.

Then step in, step in and stay For her body is tired, Tired, her milk going sour Where many more mouths gladden the heart.

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Akinyemi Daniel
4 months ago

Abiku Abiku where have you been


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Abiku by the way 


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Abiku Clark 


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J.p clark


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Abika by jk


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By Abiku 


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Solomon Adeogun
4 months ago

Nice but how


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Abiku where the hell av u been
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Owolabi Tijani
4 months ago

Abiku by the way 


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Ajayi Samson
4 months ago

J.p Clark by atiku


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Joy Dennis
4 months ago

Abiku Abiku


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Hilda Edet
4 months ago

is it a book


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Elijah David
4 months ago

Abilities that you enter your email address 


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Good news 


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Alowonle
4 months ago

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Abiku  is a phenomenon


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Mustafa Musefiu
4 months ago

Abiiku by the way


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Victor Olufemi
4 months ago

Abike by j clack


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Oyewole Temitope
4 months ago

Nice and precise


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Basiru Ahmad
4 months ago

May you have mercy in god name


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