PETER AKINLABI Jos For Gimba Kakanda

The prize was delivered with all its black image and intent:

a child’s garbled skull, buried in the rubble

of what yesterday was home


Sunset was beautiful over West of Mines,

It could be foggy at Anglo-Jos this time …

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