‘I Think It Rains’ by Wole Soyinka

‘I Think It Rains’

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“I think it rains
That tongues may loosen from the parch
Uncleave roof-tops of
the mouth, hang
Heavy with knowledge…”

You can read the complete poem here. Wole Soyinka was born on this day in 1934, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.

Take a look at our Words in Focus page for your chance to appear in print.

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