#78. Between the old and the status quo

Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido Poem Between the old and the status quoPray tell, what is the choice?
Are we to choose between
a maze and a labyrinth?
Lost in confusing patterns
So many road, so many traps
Or the lone road that leads
To a place we know not yet.

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#13. The Night the Soldiers Came.

“The world is waking up to Boko Haram. More than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from their classes last month remain missing. A car bomb in Abuja on 1 May killed at least 19 people. I live in fear of Boko Haram. The group’s insurgency began in Nigeria in 2009.” ~Kyari Mohammed, Teacher, Yola, Adamawa State, North East Nigeria (Culled from Guardian Africa, the guardian.com, 05/02/14)

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