Tears, Anger, and a Country’s Journey: A Review of Servio Gbadamosi’s A Tributary in Servitude By Chimezie Chika

The guilt incessantly troubles the poet’s psyche. In “Irritations in the Oyster” the guilt is explored with some poetic mastery: “I have danced to man-made tunes/slowly my feet withdraw.” The poem captures the inextricable link between a country’s failings and that of its individual citizens.