Poets are always an integral part of any issue, and it is “fun” to present snippets, a few words, teasers, from poetic works that may be short, poignant, lengthy, compelling, and always to the point. And entice you to surmise what comes next, how does this poem end?
On this day, enjoy work by poets,
Chukwudi Ezeamalukwuo Okoye
We Fill Holes
In the middle of Gambier Ohio I laid down in a field stained blue in light
And thought about boys and girls and everything I wished I'd done, all the Love
I want. People will look anywhere for it and somehow I look in people.
Last night as we circled the streets of Abuja
Last night as we circled the streets of Abuja,
Don and I, scavenging the many bounties of our youth
I felt my inner child …