Treasure Island

Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

(16 January 1968 / Umuahia, Nigeria)

Poems of Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

1. A Painter's Work 10/19/2010
2. A Poem for Gerwine 11/12/2012
3. A Threnody for Obi 2/26/2013
4. Africa 8/11/2012
5. Along the Line 10/9/2010
6. And the Shrines Came Crumbling! 12/22/2013
7. Anuruedoahu 1/24/2014
8. Ashes 11/5/2010
9. At a Crossroads 11/3/2010
10. At the Cathedral 1/24/2014
11. Autumn 9/18/2012
12. Black Voices 9/6/2014
13. Breaking News 10/4/2010
14. Careless Moments 6/10/2012
15. Celebrating Wild Dance 12/25/2013
16. Collected Dirges 8/10/2012
17. Conception 8/11/2012
18. Confessions 11/8/2010
19. Confrontations 11/8/2010
20. Consolidated Ashes 11/23/2013

Funeral

She left at the yawn of dawn
Between fog-densed waking hour
And rain-soused grey morning.
Veiled, her image was laced in silhouette.
She stood behind the fog-rain, a dark
Painting, sketched in black crayons of
Languor.
Her breath, one streak of ink
Of a satanic fresco on a dingy subway.

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