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Cautionary Tales from the Countryside

A dicey dance through landmines

Photo by Miguel A. Amutio on Unsplash

You sip the hot soup from the side
not the center
of the steaming bowl,
for you know
what it can do
to your tongue and throat —
just the way you lure
the bull out of a China shop.



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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. .