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Michael Adejonwo

Michael Adejonwo is a poet, playwright, short story writer, theatre critic, director and thespian. He’s born and bred in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state and has lived 90% percent of his life in the same town. Read his poems: I remember, So … Continue reading

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I remember

I remember, Our evening walks down the silent forests, Your blue birdy voice that made sweet sonnet. I remember, Your laughs beside the romantic ocean, The smell of you in my arms innocent. I remember, Today is not yesterday’s tomorrow, … Continue reading

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So Bright, So Brief

(For Michael Ekundayo, 1987-2007)   Vanished, Like rain drop upon The roasted desert sand. Gone, Like sword of lightning Slicing the cloudy sky, So bright, So brief. Michael Adejonwo

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A Night Letter

(For Ruth Banjo)   Like a wolf in the dead night, My quill howls some pressing words. They that are my joy to keep And still a burden I love to bear.   A boyish man of the hood, No … Continue reading

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