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A Dark Dense Sense of Loss

Where that hope sags

Photo by Hatham on Unsplash

Just before the dawn,
before the lighting streak
of the distant sun streams
through the vestiges
of the departing darkness,
before the veil lifts
from the night and its
puffed sleepy eyes peep
from under the blanket
blinking away the drowsiness
of disappearing dreams,
it goes suddenly quiet
at this moment of change
of guards, when the night
prepares to wear
lighter apparels and…



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Obinna Uruakpa

Obinna Uruakpa


I am your Brother and a Seeker of the Infinite. I came this time among the Igbos. I share the sights, sounds, and scents of my journey in simple stories. .