A collection of poetry spanning the full range of the African-born author's acclaimed career has been updated to include seven never-before-published works, as well as much of his early poetry that explores such themes as the African consciousness, the tragedy of Biafra, and the mysteries of human relationships. Original. 20,000 first printing.
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A Mother in a Refugee Camp
An If of History
After a War
Penalty of Godhead
Lament of the Sacred Python
He Loves Me He Loves Me Not
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