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Brief author info: Wole Soyinka (1934- ) Nigerian writer, dramatist, poet, novelist, essayist, and translator; one of most innovative and renowned African writers; received Nobel Prize for literature (1986); works often focus on difficulties arising from clash between tradition and modernism in Africa; first novel, The Interpreters, considered first truly modern African novel; other works include plays The Trial of Brother Jeno and Kongi's Harvest, and novel Season of Anomy; currently dramatic arts department head at Ife University.
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No man beholds his mother's womb Yet who denies it's there? Coiled To the navel of the world is that Endless cord that links us all To the great Origin. If I lose my way. The trailing cord will bring me to the roots.
If man cannot, what god dare claim perfection?
These men are not merely evil, I thought. They are the mindless-ness of evil made flesh. One should never stumble into their hands but seek the power to destroy them... . To seek the power to destroy them is to fulfill a moral task.
I have one abiding religion-human liberty.
A human feast is an indifferent morsel to a god.
We do not burn the woods to trap a squirrel We do not ask the mountain's aid to crack a walnut.
Sadness is twilight's kiss on earth.
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