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The Spill


Cathy Ncube

Cathy Ncube lives in Pensacola, FL. She has worked as computer software programmer/analyst, visiting instructor and assistant professor in computer science. She is married and has three grown children. She has written short plays/skits/poems for her church and articles for academia. Cathy enjoys writing poetry based on biblical scriptures, current events, American history, social and international issues. She can be reached at

Oilfall Unknown

Computer models

Forecast uncertain oilfall

The unknown overwhelms

Footprints and Promises

As he walked and talked

On oily gulf shores, Hayward

Left footprints and promises

Obama Oilcare

Obama Oilcare:

Twenty billion dollars now!

Hayward spewed them out

We Cared, “Small People”

We cared, “small people”

We damaged your Gulf Coast, then

Sent Tony Hayward

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