Orike Ben Didi, PhD was born in Ogbogu Town in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a realist poet and writes more from the heart. His imagery and diction are taken from elements of his African world.


Orike Didi Poems

Of Rodents, Cockroaches And Pests (V)

As darkness begins to illuminate light
They begin to run in concentric circles
Of lies and strange debates-
Parliaments of vileness... more »

Images (47)

an egyptian king arises,
his foot becomes the metre;
statues, statuettes fall
shadows bend into oblivion.... more »

Walls (10)

The sin of yesterday
has become the evil of today,
the drummers of yore
are still the dancers of now,... more »

Orike Didi Quotes

Comments about Orike Didi

Orike Didi 27 Dec 2007 08:29
The poems are incisive and the imagery deep. It is equally political.