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Event for SOMETHING HAPPENED AFTER THE RAIN: POEMS

You need to be there on the 24th @ New York University-Department of Social & Cultural Analysis! Something Happened After the Rain is available here: Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Something-Happened-After-Rain-Poems/dp/148280252X or http://www.amazon.ca/Something-Happened-After-Rain-Poems/dp/148280252X), Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=Q2FvBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT73&lpg=PT73&dq=something+happened+after+the+rain&source=bl&ots=kpAwJTgLKi&sig=SE_j_xd6COrsNnsM_z_vnKO8nwo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=AZdvVNqsCbaJsQTLrIHQCw&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=something%20happened%20after%20the%20rain&f=false), Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Gabriel_Bamgbose_Something_Happened_After_the_Rain?id=Q2FvBAAAQBAJ), Barnes & Noble (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/something-happened-after-the-rain-gabriel-bamgbose/1120146099?ean=9781482802528&itm=1&usri=9781482802528&cm_mmc=AFFILIATES-_-Linkshare-_-onVyJopRmtU-_-15%3A9781482802528&r=1) among others! Advertisements

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Gabriel Bamgbose

Gabriel Bamgbose is a Nigerian writer, critic and editor. He is currently teaching Literature in the Department of English, Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. He is widely published in different academic and literary journals, national and international. One of … Continue reading

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I have come this far with you

I have come this far with you now at this crossroads I must either press on with you or take my leave I am emotionally falling apart and the centre of my psyche is fast losing its firm hold I … Continue reading

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Looking for a chink in the wall

Agama The red-headed one With a mighty comb Nodding in fury Like a pressed cock Finding a foolish fowl To quench the fire of his furious groins Agama Why looking for a chink in the wall Why not climb and … Continue reading

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Gabriel Bamgbose

Gabriel Bamgbose is a Nigerian writer and critic. He is currently teaching Literature in the Department of English, Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. Also, he is an editor. He is widely published in different academic and literary journals, national … Continue reading

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NIGHTMARES

Night falls on the sunny city In an apparel of darkness the day is clad Giving away our festivity for a dreadful carnival Horrored by weird cane-armed maskers Trailing us in this moment of the dull doldrums… Morn o come … Continue reading

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Gabriel Bamgbose

Gabriel Bamgbose is a Nigerian writer and critic. He is currently teaching Literature in the Department of English, Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. Also, he is an editor. He is widely published in different academic and literary journals, national … Continue reading

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perhaps he thinks he will be president in heaven

he bears his power on his head and shoulders with his authority he dictates the being of those beings that are living in his territory and decides where those who have died will lay their empty heads and worn-out bodies … Continue reading

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Gabriel Bamgbose

Gabriel Bamgbose is a Nigerian writer and critic. He is currently teaching Literature in the Department of English, Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. Also, he is an editor. He is widely published in different academic and literary journals, national … Continue reading

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The Sun’s Dance

(For Kofi Awoonor)   the sun shines bright when the day opens its eyes at the centre of the sky   it shines brighter in the mid-day when it beams and reaches the centre of our heads   it stays … Continue reading

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