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The lady chewing gum

In the library,

seats arranged in opposite pews,

making every reader face a partner,

if non,then,a vacant seat,

i was facing a lady chewing gum,

she chew along as she read,

making sound with dexterity,

her jaws and mandibles dribbling in rhymes,

her pace were calculated,

i stopped to watch her chew,

eye ball to eye ball,

she bent her neck aloof,

knowing i was travelling with her,she left.

The lady chewing gum was reading in thoughts

I did appreciate her entertainment,

....was she really reading ?.....
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Mgbada chukwudi cletus Claim this poet

Name:Mgbada chukwudi cletus occupation:student marital status:single sex:male state:Ebonyi state,Abakaliki. Country:Nigeria ABOUT HIM: He is a funny drud who does know his right from his left.Always carried away by his stoic words;which had variably and invariably,advertently and inadvertently led him to different places,ranging from;the dungeon,the cell house,the costable's bench,the media centers,competition arenas and other nice and cruelsome havens. His pieces of rubbish;which he boldly terms 'poems',are open for your perusal,review and ratings. Oh!less he forgets,he love discording himself but doesn't accommodate derogatory remarks from anyone. Above all,he loves you all! You are most welcome to his post. He remains your 'one and only' MGBADA CHUKWUDI CLETUS! In the lulu bloc .....keep cool.....i love it..... more…

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