Gone Forever by Dr. Fortune Nwaiwu
Poetry is as old as mankind itself. The story which Fortune Nwaiwu wishes to narrate is seemingly an interesting age-old tradition. As a matter of style, he chooses to convey this singular story through a poetic medium. Though his story is largely based on a rumour he had heard from a few persons about a young girl who betrayed and snatched away a woman's husband, he has indeed seen the end of the union. This event transpired about ten years ago. Therefore, this train of poetical thoughts is premised on a real-life incident.
This dramatic dialogue depicts the poet as a poetro-dramatist who astutely utilises some dramatic elements to achieve poetic effects. By reading this work, one will sense the perceptible intersections of correlations of drama and poetry to make a specific point. This approach adopted to narrate a story suggests that there are unique ways of enacting stories.
However, there is a direct linkage between literature and society. Any work of art must have a display