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.

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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 »

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Comments about Orike Didi

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