Don't cry, please. This is one of the problems we face in Africa...war, insecurity and theft...anyway, it is everywhere...and it is prevalent against Black people...even the Hurrican Katrina...Black people were swamped into decadence...


Untold

a jar; a mug
littering the rug
are shattered bones
pools of blood
on the floor, empty stretcher attracting flies
the hall,
bodies lie uncovered on tables:
a man
with a broad mustache and
a slashed throat
found naked under a pile of garbage
in a middle-class district;
a man
with a gunshot wound in his head
his blue
eye open and filmy;
the small,
blackened corpse of a badly burned
woman:
amid the gloomy chill of the refrigerated
room,
six other naked bodies lie
sprawled
on the floor, two women and
four men
one of the women believed to be
a prostitute
had being shot in
nipples
by a relative in the mud




Poetry by Onyeka Nwelue
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Written on 2006-04-26 at 12:35

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Onyeka Nwelue
HOLLA! I don't know what to say to all these comments. I am feeling great here.

Thanks a lot, my people.........and that is why everyone should hands and enlighten the world about the suffering Africa and Asia

Onyeka
2006-04-27


Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
Graphically intense, visually stunning, outstanding in its volume. I am inefficient in transferring my thoughts and feeling about this poem. kathy
2006-04-26


Jon Hanover
Can only get a chilling hint, and that hint is delivered like a jackhammer against our concrete complacency we have away from places like your's. I cannot even image the chaos and the carnage that you have to face daily. Powerful, powerful write.
2006-04-26


timmy davis
your work is superb.dont stop the magic my dear friend
2006-04-26


matthew chilufya
great write...beauty
2006-04-26


Mike
this is a graphic poem...really captures the imagination...it is a superior piece of work...keep it up ma brada
2006-04-26


Lourdes
Photographic
Raw
Important
- another great piece
2006-04-26


Christian Ward
So powerful and haunting. The images just strike you deep in the heart.

Brilliant reading
2006-04-26


Esti D-G The PoetBay support member heart!
Heartbreaking poem of the brutality of life and war.
Onyeka, this is so powerful it brought tears to my eyes.

luv esti
2006-04-26