Barbed Forest
119 Pages
English
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119 Pages
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Barbed Forest draws from the socio-political character of society�specific societies sometimes. It navigates its way from the political to the familial and ultimately personal concerns of humankind before projecting the positive �humanist vision� of which the poet cum freedom songster dreams.

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Published 21 March 2017
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EAN13 9789956764068
Language English
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Barbed BarbedForest orest Bill F. Ndi
Bill F. Ndi
Barbed Forest
Bill F. Ndi
L a ng a a R esea rch & P u blishing CIG Mankon, Bamenda
Publisher:LangaaRPCIG Langaa Research & Publishing Common Initiative Group P.O. Box 902 Mankon Bamenda North West Region Cameroon Langaagrp@gmail.comwww.langaa-rpcig.net Distributed in and outside N. America by African Books Collective orders@africanbookscollective.com www.africanbookscollective.com ISBN-10: 9956-764-77-9 ISBN-13: 978-9956-764-77-8 ©Bill F. Ndi 2017All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, mechanical or electronic, including photocopying and recording, or be stored in any information storage or retrieval system, without written permission from the publisher
Table of ContentsJungle Lions.............................................................................1 Change ................................................................................... 3 Past, Present and Future........................................................4 The Lion and the lamb.......................................................... 5 In Search of Known Voices..................................................6 Scavengers............................................................................... 7 Mare Providers....................................................................... 8 Blood & Fire........................................................................... 9 Ticket to Freedom..................................................................11 Little Lamb with Back to the Wall...................................... 12 The Silent Witness: the Living Brook................................. 13 The Grass and the Beasts of this Earth.............................. 15 Dialogue with Granny........................................................... 17 Nothing from Money............................................................ 18 Midway Journey..................................................................... 20 Nature Talks to a Lamb........................................................ 21 Our Case.................................................................................. 22 Before You Hang Me. .......................................................... 24 Go Tell the King! .................................................................. 26 Pol & Paul............................................................................... 27 Reparation Panic.....................................................................29 Message Bearer to the Monster............................................30 Our Welfare............................................................................ 32 The São................................................................................... 33 Not Yet Burial Time.............................................................. 34 Life givers................................................................................ 36 Of stagnation and progress...................................................37 Boxed in a Farm..................................................................... 39 Hangman..................................................................................41
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Bitter Pills................................................................................ 42 Dixeption................................................................................. 43 Many a Heartless Ruler..........................................................45 The Flash of Beauty...............................................................46 The Child Downstairs........................................................... 47 Weak Strength! ...................................................................... 49 The Infidel Spouse.................................................................51 All Apostles? .......................................................................... 53 Of Thugs and Witches.......................................................... 54 Senile Old Lion...................................................................... 57 The Two Majesties.................................................................58 The New Saul......................................................................... 59 Weeping & Wailing................................................................61 Under the Baobab Tree........................................................ 63 The Drover of Apostasy (Apostate of Equality and Social Justice) .......................... 65 Of Lies and Ties.....................................................................66 Give Them Back! .................................................................. 67 Lady Z. ................................................................................... 69 Platter of Abuse..................................................................... 71 Earthly Wealth, Pious Dearth.............................................. 73 Led by Cain............................................................................. 75 Journeying Along................................................................... 76 Plume in a Jar......................................................................... 78 As I approach my grave ....................................................... 80 The Poet and the Human World......................................... 81 To Grace Dethrone............................................................... 83 Crown Yourself...................................................................... 85 My Good Old Virgin (For Mother Africa) ....................... 86 Yellow Leaf Forever.............................................................. 87 Some False God..................................................................... 89 Etoudi Royal Rat................................................................... 90
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