My 31 Cannon Shots for January

But now let there be witnesses

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I have loaded the cannon
for 31 shots in January;
that’s a choice well made
so that the air, the land
even the underground
will hear the boom
and feel the quake
and attest to the start
of another beginning
of a new season of old rituals
and wild expectations
of the new experiences

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Obinna Uruakpa

Obinna Uruakpa

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

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