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POETRY

HOW CARNIVORES CAME TO EXIST IN THE JUNGLE

Once upon a timeAll animals were farmersAs some farmed maize…others farmed yamsMany others farmed potatoes…tomatoes…okra…groundnuts…beans…pepper and many othersThe jungle was a very peaceful and lovely place IIOne dayAll the animals woke up to see monkey on a treeThey hailed its prowessAnd loved its anticsMonkey, loving the attention…groomed and taught its family to climbBy two moons…all […]

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POETRY

TRAPS

Now …traps wrap our craps Making escape seem like raps …from failing jabs on losing laps So if you don’t snap out of your craps …under public scrutiny You’ll be tapped and slapped …in your happy naps II So beware When you Dare to Risk Everything All to Make Special And are careless III Pardon […]

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POETRY

HEARTS FOR YOU

Get into hearts …if you need to be in most chats …as all hats …fall for your congratulatory back pats II Do not hire a bulldozing force …to break into hearts …they’ll die before one of your big toes feels their lands Do not use wool of pretence to cover your wolfness …because of fame […]

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LIFE

SUICIDAL STARS (TANKA)

Minds with jobs live through Snobs. An empty tin of milk Fears no known kicking Kick it here, kick it there, it Will follow without complaints II Stars’ stories are told In so many different tongues Their successes thrived: They adorned the naked sky Until their faded and dimmed III They sat in sadness Watching […]