I Hate Rainbows  

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Emperorxyz
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08/06/2020 7:05 pm  

My mother taught me that rainbows are signs,
Signs that destruction shall not eat up mankind,
I dont know if the story my mother told me is true considering what is happening to my kind.

I liked rainbows soon after my mother's tale but,
But i hated rainbow the day it rained.
It rained that day I remember!
It rained that day when my uncle's hand
Was searching my body as if he kept an umbrella between my legs to shade him from his erotic down pour.
I was seven.
I remembered that rain.

When the rain stopped,
And his erotic rain stopped pouring on me,
I saw the rainbow,
He offered a sacrifice of " I am sorry , please forgive me, I made a mistake".
I accepted the peace offering,
I told no one.
I was seven.

Seven years later,
He called my name in the dark...
Destruction has never ceased from mankind,
Destruction is the fate of my kind.
I hate the rainbow.

© Emmanuel Chukwuebuka John


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Dr. Kennedy O. Obohwemu
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14/06/2020 12:56 pm  

We are in Week 2, not Week 1.


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Emperorxyz
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14/06/2020 6:15 pm  

I followed your instructions on how to post. 


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Emperorxyz
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14/06/2020 6:21 pm  

To submit your entry on the website (www.ansa.com.ng), follow this pattern:

Forum -- ANSA Literary Contest -- *Updated* -- Genre (eg Poetry) -- Month (eg May 2020) -- Week (e.g Week 2)

In other words, after clicking on *Forum*, scroll down and click *ANSA Literary Contests*. You'll see *UPDATED*. Click on it. After that, click on POETRY or PROSE or whatever category you wish to use, then click on *MONTH*. Select *JUNE*, then click on *Week*. Finally click on *Week 1*, then submit your post!

Note that 'UPDATED' is highlighted above. If you don't click on it, then certainly you'll post in the wrong forum!

*We won't accept entries posted in the wrong forum!*

Cheers!

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ANSA... for the love of writing


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