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  1. While Soyinka is best known as a playwright, he is also a poet. Not surprisingly, his poetry tends to be even more obscure than his plays; there is also much similarity in theme. The first part of this book is entitled "of the road" and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up of six sections, "of the road", "lone figure", "of birth and death", "for women", "grey seasons" and "october '66" with thirty six short poems about equally divide [...]

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