Who is Gerald Onyebuchi

A graduate of Microbiology, University of Ibadan Nigeria. I write poems on any theme and short stories. I am an avid reader of all sorts ...
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Gerald Onyebuchi Poems

  • In The Rain
    In the rain,
    Where laughter and frown smeared our faces
    As the pomegranate failed to bud.
    And with shuddering kneels we carried the basket of uncertainty home ...
  • You Have Crossed The Rubicon
    I was a young vine with leaves until you turned me into a pine.
    A flowing river, then you seared me into a desert
    I was the dazzling sun, a cynosure of many eyes, until you raped me of my iridescence.
    The pride of many men, until you smeared me with lust. ...
  • It Became Our Story
    Like a fable that never left the table were the
    Words of the prophet
    Swiftly, slowly, it became our story.
    ...
  • Raped Future
    I see a dysfunctional future
    Wailing in hunger. Many tongues scrabbling for a single bone
    Living corpses pile the street.
    I hear soothsayers boast in their ignorance and claim a stolen future ...
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Hope 3 Pain 3 Song 2 Endless 2 Light 2 Hunger 2 Rain 2 Pride 2 Sun 2 Tongue 2


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