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Enjoy Short Tales and Poems in Kalabari!

Short Stories And Poems In Kalabari
 
Tari Iluku
"Ma Yenimia Obori"
Gboru enebaka, ma obori weni gboru toru saba wirari biriji ogono biama. Biriji me kpasima b'ra gote, gboru obori kinge anee inete gboru saki bu dein ma te burobariye.  'Obu da te A buro', gboru obori weni ingani b'ra ke oloku osi obori be p'ri. 'A din ke I nengim, aneme eresi Yeri tari buroba', mai krama obori be weni bee. Tari obori be weni piki pakirite bee, 'I obu daa kuma A ye ke I lamaba'. Ani gboru kiri kiri anee owu pakaye. In weni saki Ina' ifali ke jumo jumo jine. In mi b'ra me ke owu me so wenii Ini mapu weni toru me bio biki kuro. Ini mapu, gborubo so okin diya, oko eresi In weni bile. Gboru dubate seki weni bo Ina pei ba.
                                                Iluku gba bo : yetolumabo
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Tari Puwemu
"Eri t'ai : I kala saki akwura"
Bele soye,
Ti omu,
Piri bio ye kolo kolo;
Onwi ke wari nama,
Mu nama kraa wari
Bio mangi mangi kuro;
A boi In piki I doki,
Ba omongi na bo be
Bufuka nimia -
Minai ma anee I kala saki akwura
A ke anga paka ye.
                                     kee bo : Bethel Ediye (2003)
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