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  November 2015
volume 12 number 2
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  home   (archived)
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  Sheikha A.
  M.I Akande
  Gwyndyn Alexander
  Prerna Bakshi
  Gary Beck
  Stefanie Bennett
  Deborah Edler Brown
  Jeffrey Bryant
  Terry Clark
  Robin Wyatt Dunn
  Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi
  Hedy Habra
  Dave Houston
  Trista Hurley-Waxali
  Robert S King
  Marie Lecrivain
  Emma Lee
  Ron Lucas
  Frank Mundo
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  Angel Uriel Perales
  James G Piatt
  Frank Praeger
  Hattie Quinn
  John D Robinson
  john saunders
  Apryl Skies
  Julia Stein
  Jonathan Taylor
  Amy Uyematsu
  J.T. Whitehead
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M.I Akande
November 2015



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    M.I Akande is a young man with enthusiasm, idealism, and an interest in writing. He expresses himself through his blog,
    He is presently an undergraduate of the prestigious University of Lagos, and is studying Education History. He lives in Lagos with his family.



Dead Night

I probed here and there to know --
who slew her today,
as darkness folds his two arms
dims her flirtatious smiles.

when clouds matched in swarm to grip
silently sabotage her desires to live
longer and linger over laws of nature

copyright 2015 M.I Akande