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Two Poems by Bola Opaleke

TALKING ABOUT CREMATION              Ede, Nigeria 1966   as their hair fly in all directions in the restless wind, white, almost wool-like (not greying), they float like deities, their stainless skin glittering like snake’s, who, then, would not think of them as gods? what man   would shut his eyes to such divinity? they said they read it in books…

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