The X-Factor: Boko Haram

Analytically, outside
The city limits
‘The Age
Of Reason’
Is deterred.*

Now, here’s
To the cat
That sat
On the mat
In the school-house

No-one sought
To assemble…

(* Chibok, Nigeria)

Stefanie Bennett, ex-blues singer and musician, has published several books of poetry, a novel, and a libretto. She also worked with Arts Action For Peace. Of mixed ancestry [Irish/Italian/Paugussett-Shawnee] she was born in Australia in 1945. Read other articles by Stefanie.