Jared Angira




The maize will grow

once when 

long rains have come

and army worms
have gone


will sink

with hunger

and the intestines
will straighten


that day

shal find many

in the invalid home
with collar’d fathers

at bedside mass

and others

in graves

with maggots
on palatable meal
and for the grave majesties

the maize cob

shall be

for a rusty funeral feast



Jared Angira

Jared Angira’s Poems deal mainly with the plight of the rural poor and with nature.

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I am the Founder and Executive Editor of Core Magazine. I hold a Bachelors Degree in History and International Studies from Bowen University. I am the Author of "DARE TO RESEARCH". I have written and published over 16 Academic Research Articles. I believe in an ideal that all persons irrespective of their race, class or status can influence the society with creative writings and constructive thoughts to the point where they can succeed and develop their skills to seize rare opportunities.

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