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Thu, 24.09.2009

BIAFRA by L. V. Mack.

Biafra should be the name of a woman, black and soft, smooth belly, and a heavy breast.
listen to the way she walks
listen to the way she walks

the black little boy dozes in the hot sun.
she brings the burn of day.
Biafra. O mother, hear the growl, the night
is cold, cold, cold…

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