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POEM 357:

long walk to nowhere
lost wars to no one
lung worn by frostbites
boxed by his own fears

and after a long stare at shooting stars
Bolade shut his aching eyes
calling on dead gods like a dying priest
dangling from his rope

destination reached: his fears
conquered in the cold hands of death

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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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