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Munachi Ezeogu

POETS

Selfish writers of
muffled thoughts
whose stock-in-trade is
obscurity

creating work for
idle minds
whose profit is
ambiguity.

TIME TO SLEEP

My neighbour is sleeping and I am working
and beckoning dreams knock on my eyelids.
He snores in his sleep and I rub on my eyes.
I wonder who is the wise guy, my neighbour or I.
I struggle with this poem that never rhymes
Some poems can be very funny at times.
A little longer and my alarm clock will beep
Maybe he is right, it's now time to sleep.

Citation: , " Poetry for Writers," SBL Forum , n.p. [cited May 2004]. Online:http://sbl-site.org/Article.aspx?ArticleID=272

 
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