Treasure Island

Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

(16 January 1968 / Umuahia, Nigeria)

At a Crossroads


Leveling up on serpentine curves –
Dust-coated and desiccated – crossroads:
Inebriated with floods, one length;
Darkened with fumes of a puking mountain,
The other stretch;
Gale-powdered face of one breath stares at the
Rumbling belly of the fourth.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010

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