“Soldier's Widow” by Nnamdi Laura Chioma

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10 years by, I am aging and wrinkling,Like my mother’s wrappers, forgotten deep down in the box of old clothes.10years and a morning, I woke up to hope10years and a morning, the sky looked happy10years and a morning, the messenger came bearing…“It was a war, one well fought. Our country remains grateful…I am sorry.”10years and a morning, the sky turned cloudy,It was a war, in my heart and on the field.Many years by, I am living and aching, wrinkling and fading, void and



Nnamdi Laura Chioma is a level 400 student of Law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She writes from Enugu City.

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