Born of Igbo-Nigerian parents in Idemili, Anambra, Adaobi Chiemelu was brought up in South-East Nigeria. She started her journey with spoken word poetry since the year 2014. Christ, Igbo and math inspire her art. She has interests in math, languages and theatrical arts, and may be found playing tennis, chess, modelling before a camera, or eating her favourite dish, ukwa.

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Adaobi Chiemelu Poems

Baa Baa Black Sheep

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP


Blessed... more »

Myopic

My opinion is in a messy box
It used to follow a sect of duck-trines in that same box
Duck-trines groomed in the form of a spider
It was caught in the spider's web which wilt wider... more »

Him

HIM

He's sitting there like an open book, waiting for me to read him
A part of him poking out, waiting for me to search him... more »

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