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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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About the Author:

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

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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  1. stanley 2015/02/25 at 04:17 #

    short and yet beautiful.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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