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Roasted yam: But Why

Title: Roasted Yam: But why
Author: Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu
Form: 2-4-6
Lines: 18 lines
Theme: Africa Charm
© 2017, Vinzpoetry.wordpress.com

But why
Roast a yam…
To get thee enchanted.

Thou art
In diaspora;
Blood thicker than water,

But why
Give thy spirit
A roasted yam to eat.

When this
Is but great forces,
Full of long sufferings.

Why bring
Insanity
On a man for nothing.

When this
Force, is nothing
But a curse on everything.

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