On Tiptoe | a poem by Ndifreke George

• Photo Credit: Desiring God

Where is my heart?
My chest beats echo
in its cavity of void
Give me Monday to Friday
for I no longer love weekends
The cloud’s pee on my shade
obtrudes on my peaceful idleness
I’m lost on a familiar street
and my pregnancy pings with pain
My foetus wants to be delivered


Ndifreke George is an emerging writer. First published at nineteen, and although of science discipline, his creative talent has shot him into writing of poems, articles, songs, scripts, novels etc. His poems have been published on Nigerian and international literary magazines and journals like Tuck Magazine, The Poetry Community,  Social Justice Poetry, The Kalahari Review, Poems and Poetry, Praxis Magazine and The Antarctica Journal. Few of his articles as well have appeared in the Calabar-based Nigerian Chronicles Newspaper. He has done a great deal including grooming students to write a book, and is aiming to do more.


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