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Heart Sounds Adebayo Lamikanra

Heart Sounds

Adebayo Lamikanra

Published September 5th 2000
ISBN : 9789780390822
Paperback
104 pages
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A collection of poems as meditations on subjects as diverse as tradition, the poetrys artistic relationship with Ted Hughes, Ken Saro Wiwa, the ancestors, strikes, black-white children, the real world versus the world of poetic creation, Lagos andMoreA collection of poems as meditations on subjects as diverse as tradition, the poetrys artistic relationship with Ted Hughes, Ken Saro Wiwa, the ancestors, strikes, black-white children, the real world versus the world of poetic creation, Lagos and Abuja. In common, the poems have the interests of Africa at heart. They are told with a sardonic wit, and express a basic faith in the power of creative expression. Adebayo Lamikanra is the author of A Round Half-Dozen (Kraft 2002), a collection of short stories.