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Haiku – Ogbanje I

Poor child trapped on trips

without end across the ghost

land of  life and death

***The Ogbanje is a spirit child – also known as Abiku


Development and policy analyst with a strong interest in the arts and inclusive social change. Dabbles occasionally into poetry and literary criticism!

15 thoughts on “Haiku – Ogbanje I

      1. You are doing quite well with it! Hope you continue to use it. You can also chain a few haiku together down a page if you have a little more to say than one set of 17 syllables gives you.


      1. Have you accessed the genetic origins haiku?
        There also a nutritional underpinning of the phenomenon.
        Then the cultural and socioeconomic value to the belief systems which puts breakfast on the table for the exorcist..


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