ISBN 9789789180691
ePub ISBN 9789789182541
Pages 114
Dimensions 203 x 133mm
Published 2013
Publisher Kraft Books, Nigeria
Formats Paperback, eBook

Marsh Boy and other Poems

by g’ebinyõ ogbowei

Marsh Boy and other Poems is a welcome contribution to the tradition of poetry devoted to the revolutionary struggles of the people of the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The poems celebrate the radical spirit of the oppressed and exploited people in their relentless quest for equity, equality, and justice. They are songs of anguish, revenge, defiance, love and patriotism.

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"…. a welcome contribution to the tradition of poetry devoted to the revolutionary struggles of the the people of the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The poems celebrate the radical spirit of the oppressed and exploited people in their relentless quest for equity, equality and justice. They are songs of anguish, revenge, defiance, love, and patriotism."

Prof. G.G. Darah

"This is poetry at its gripping revolutionary best."

Bernard Otonye Stephen. Niger Delta University

"Marsh Boy is militant poetry per excellence as it engages the oppressive condition of the Niger Delta and mutates into a poetic outrage against university injustice."

Dr. Sunny Awhefeada, Delta State University, Nigeria

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