When the gun finally stopped at the sound
of a wailing siren called to the scene and
a toll was taken, another cop would not
be seeing his wife and baby without saying good-bye
He’d paid the supreme price to keep us safe in
The Forgotten Casualties of War-Igbobo Robert is an excerpt from my book 'The Forgotten Casualties of War: Igbobo-Robert.' was about one of the forgotten casualties of the Nigeria civil war that took place btween1967 and 1970.
This poem is a portrait of what writing is to me.
For me it has been a form of expressing from the basic to the most complex things in life.
I hope you like it!
**Criticism is wholly welcomed.