Fences and Defenses


while I learnt how to scale the fence
and place my life on the balance,
others sat lazily on the fence
until he lost balance

sometimes


we scale these fences
our chances at life to weigh
and then throw down walls of defenses
to show others the way



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Jaachi Anyatonwu
Jaachi Anyatonwu is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections, and the Editor-In-Chief of Poemify Publishers Inc. Jaachi is passionate about discovering new voices and mentoring emerging poets. He is also a fierce advocate for the boy child and sexually molested.

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