Image by Charles Nambasi from Pixabay

Ugly Days

We once fed the nation
We once walked to the farm freely
We once slept with our two eyes closed

Now our crops are devoured
Now we sneak to the farm in fear
Now we sleep with one eye open

Ohepo Ali is a Nigerian writer. He writes poems, stories and essays. He lives in Abuja where he is a teacher, speaker and counselor.

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