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|Small Girl, Big God - Eduoe Ndifreke by SynCityNg: 6:04pm On Sep 30, 2018|
Small Girl, Big God” by Eduoe Ndifreke
Every night, he tugs his ears at the wall demarcating his room from ours,
Hoping to gather echoes of Mama’s heart-cries
Just so he could profess solutions that would make me
Fall prey to his schemes –
Like a politician icing his poisonous tongue,
So voters may inhale an enticing breathe.
He is an offspring of the loud-old-dude
In whose abode we obtain shelter;
Therefore, he knows the numbers of akara Mama has to fry
To settle the bill of their decayed roof
Which smiles sheepishly at Mama’s bald head.
He knows the numbers of academic trials I’ve missed
For lack of “Bubu’s notes”.
Don’t ask me how I know this…
His kid sis told me
He spies on ‘skirts’ he desires his ‘generation’ to take refuge in…
So he lays ambush on the path my... Continue reading at
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