They ate toads for supper
Prayed in groups during dinner
And woke up early at dawn
Without bothering to ask why they
Grew thinner by the days

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Remembering a Family in Time of War by Dike' Okoro
originally published April 27, 2009



Dike’ Okoro is the author of the poetry collection, Dance of the Heart (MSU Press 2007) and is currently teaching world literature at Olive Harvey College, Chicago.

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