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The Ache Before the Blow Lands

The loud silence before a hollow scream

Photo by Tobias Marks on Unsplash

The killer is not the heavy burden
Of these pressure pot rooms
Or the punch taps of these pitchy days.

It is not the thronging mob
On the bloodthirsty roads
Or the vituperations
Of their dark shadows.



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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. .