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Uche Nduka | How It Goes

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in me
the snap of fear
is not a hidden cleft.

why are you
prattling about mandrake?

she proffers amnesia.
i second her.

he paints a rolling wolf.
i gape at it.

to be wrong
is a right i’ve won.

(From PRIVATE 36 – AFRIKA, p. 71)

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