Voice to the Voiceless Fortune Nwaiwu
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Used to bathe a dead husband ?
You see , I suffer more than a COVID-19 patient But what awaits us all is death For everyone suffers the same fate .
*** Life is but a College ( Spoken by the Widow )
I have learned many things ; The language of grief , And the mathematical characters of it , But I have learned nothing about its Engineering For I know there ’ s no engineer for widowhood In this community .
Like in college , I have learned human psychology , A forensic psychology , Reading every mind and action And discovering the wicked and misbehaved Men who delight in widow ’ s rites .
Like in college , I have learned human beings At times are instrumental in the deaths
Of people affected by grief . But one thing is certain , Grief has a refining fuse