‘For Chidimma’ a poem by John Chinaka Onyeche was written for a being special to the poet. He’s expressing his heart’s desire to the persona.
Author: Apostle John Chinaka Onyeche
The poet is expressing himself in the poem ‘I am alive within’.
Morning becomes night as she glared at the rubbles of memories together with her husband and the sudden journey of the man she called mine.
Anyone who does not have a history, remember his history and is too quick to forget from where he/she is coming from, such a person is bound to experience life in an unhistorical way; be it nations of the world or a state in the comity of nations. Africans have been acting like ones who don’t know her history.
It is all about the covid19 period in Port Harcourt Rivers State and the birth of my son, Chidebem Sobeife Onyeche.
Historically, the arrival of the white missionaries and their Churches in which the natives are mandated to be baptised and change their names is another way our history as a people is mired in the altar of evil as our people sees baptismal names as the good and not repentance of the heart.
when i reckon of how much i have been through, i think of how much my father has lived to endure as the result of the ill felted marriage with my mother, as all i could see written on his face are scares of grief.