THE CRACK

Sheikha A. El-Miskery

Crack the glass,

And the crack

Will always remain.

The human heart

Has the same vein;

It’s just as delicate

To the strain.

 

Once it is hurt,

It is too hard

To fade the stain.

Though parts can

Fix together –

You’ve just to touch the wound,

To make it drain again.

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Chimdi Maduagwu, PhD
Executive Director
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AFRICA
Dr. Bode Osanyin
Chairman, Department of Creative Arts
University of Lagos
Department of Creative Arts
Akoka, Yaba
Lagos, Nigeria
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