Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry

With Bowed Heads, We Take A Knee

We prostrate too so that the earth can bear witness

We take a knee and lower our heads
so our eyes won’t see you struggle
to choose whether we live or die,
on the earth we fix a steady gaze
to implore her…



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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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. .