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Less Is More

Sometimes you can make more impact by saying less. Poet Chuma Nwokolo sometimes uses very few words.

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On Faore Island

Is Muli Village

With zero people.

by Chuma Nwokolo

Faroe Island is off the coast of Scotland.
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If there were millions of people on Faroe Island what would the poem be like then? Can you write a poem about extinction?
Lagos Island was once home to water buffalo and crocodiles. Now it is full of building’s and markets.

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In Lagos

There is an Island

With no water buffalo.

by Olumide

Now it’s your turn !

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