Mayuku Omeresanine



NSUKKA

Undulating green hills surround this town;
Frightful to natives in the past and even now.
The hills slopping gently up and down in a continuous stretch;
isolating it from neighbouring towns.
The original people of the land with footstep pattern galloping in adjustment to
the hills.

The earth made of rough red stone harsh to foot-wears and leg alike.
This is Nsukka with its cold wind;
The trees atop the mountain of a darker shade of green than the mountain.
The cry of the vegetation fauna active and loud.





Mayuku Omeresanine is 25 years old and has just graduated from the University of Nigeria where he studied Economics. He lives with his Mom and siblings in Warri, Nigeria. He likes reading novels and history books. When he is free he watches Football matches.








                                    

 

Home
Current Issue
Submissions
Contributors' Notes


Email this poem Printer friendly page

A CLOSER LOOK: Marianne Boruch

Liz Abrams-Morley

C.B. Anderson

E.C. Belli

Therese Broderick

Mary Buchinger

Edward Byrne

Jenn Blair Campbell

Norma Chapman

Antonia Clark

Robert Farnsworth

Roger Fogelman

James Grabill

Catherine Harnett

Marc Harshman

Michael F. Hogan

Kathryn Jacobs

Dan Johnson

Susan A. Katz

Judy Kronenfeld

Lyn Lifshin

Diane Lockward reviews Barbara Crooker.

Judith McCombs

Bettie Mikosinski

Mayuku Omeresanine

Scott Owens

Roger Pfingston

Les Prescott

Oliver Rice

Elisavietta Ritchie

David Salner

More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 


Last Updated: Aug 31, 2017 - 1:39:51 PM

Copyright 2005 - 2017 Cook Communication.