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There comes a time in the life of African youths where their lives can be likened to barren land, but of everything that is barren in their lives, there also remains a dominant aspect that is depressing likewise, and that is their environment. "How does the African environment affect the daily life of African youths?" You may ask, but it's not about the aesthetics or the diversity of fauna and flora in our ecosystems, it's simply about the years of constant subjugation of our minds, where brilliance and outspokenness is frowned upon to the extent that our minds become a desert, every form of curiosity and innovation slowly sucked out of our spirits by the “Status Quo”, whereby our lives become a “Tragicomedy” and we become rather hungry with “Love, Lust and Religion” This book isn’t a manual or a weapon it's simply a story synchronized with poems and musings which act as a guide pushing the young African minds who are lost in the desert of their minds, towards the oasis that is self-realization, and then we may ask ourselves at the end of the day, “Aren’t we gods, created in God’s image?”, while the sunset. “You are not alone”
This book is not tailored fully towards pointing fingers or personal attacks. This book is an eye opener. In the book, the poet tries to rewrite some wrong impressions that a lot of us have had about living either as fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters or family. You’re the father and these sins are yours and mine The book exposes the reader to the deep part of a man’s mind that questions his school of thought and shatters the rigid standards set by society in a bid to puppeteer ones actions and decisions. This book doesn’t, in anyway, portray real time experiences, names or happenings but the poet has tried to picture what it feels like to walk in shoes, howbeit unfitting, and document the pinches of the people who normally wear those shoe
This book was specially crafted from ensuing conversations that humans have in their heads but never speak. It pieces together the shattered fragments of life, showing how we relate with our world, our past, our God, our hearts and our dreams with these entities, making up the average life of a human. A good read.