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6334019311_8f9febf126_zDeath knocked
Barged in
Did not meet anyone at home.

We came back
Called the carpenter
To fix the holds

That we may not be cold
Before the actual time
Unfolds

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Portrait - MorganFemi Morgan is the curator of Artmosphere, one of Nigeria’s leading Arts and literature communities.

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Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches African literature. She received her doctorate at Duke University. She is the founder and editor of Brittle Paper and series editor of Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writer’s imprint.

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  1. stanley February 25, 2015 at 4:17 am #

    short and yet beautiful.

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