Broken Things: Poetry

Broken Things: Poetry

by Oluwapelumi F. Salako


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Broken Things is a journey of boys who were born men. It is a ruminative recount of miseries and struggles of those who were forced into maturity. The collection seeks to find answers in dark places - sex, religion and tradition - and under flickering lights of love and heroism. It is a voice of pain attempting to speak healing under the thick shadows of wariness. It is a diary of boys travelling back to find shards of innocence - away from blue memories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789789641864
Publisher: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Limited
Publication date: 03/25/2018
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

OLÚWAPÈLÚMI FRANCIS SÀLÀKÓ, poet and essayist, is a sophomore student of History and International Studies at the University of Ilorin. His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Tuck magazine, Dwarts, Prachya Review, WS Africa, elsewhere. His essays appear in medium. Sàlàkó is a commonwealth youth correspondent and curator of Wakaabout, a street photography project dedicated to the daily existence of the common people. He is a recipient of the 2017 Green Author Prize.

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