“Factuality” by DM Aderibigbe

She was as old as my mum
It was a fact

She loved her daughters like
Mum loved us

It was a fact
Her beautiful Italian strands of

Suffered brutality from her

Mexican ex-husband like mum’s
Corpulence was dried by dad’s

Steely punches
It was a fact

Mum died
She lived

It was a fact

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