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Roasted Yam: Enchanted

Title: Roasted Yam: Enchanted
Author: Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu
Form: 2-4-6
Lines: 15 lines
Theme: Africa Charm
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Red white,
Chalks and cowries
Traditional breezes

Off shores
In land of white
A force like a magnet,

Diffuse
To bring on sight;
A lose tribe, bird of flight.

Touchdown
On values that harm
Once eaten of the yam

That keeps
Souls lost behind
In a coal hide and mind.

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