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Two Poems by Pamilerin Jacobs

verdigris bones frail, light as a thread every time i cough a vein snaps, organs splinter. call me a catacomb, i hold death in my mouth like an oath. to kiss you, is to suck out your soul as marrow from bone. skip with me, this existence of half-eaten breaths. pry open your ribs with a crowbar when you see…

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Two Poems by Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale

BOYS ON DUSTY ROADS   Here is a rose for their absence – boys chiseling God’s eyes to look like him – boys running in circles, after their reflections – boys cuddling their dreams on cold nights under the bridge   The radio said a boy dissolved in his mother’s eyes, following the footprints of the wind Same path his…

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