• Death came

    POETRY: DEATH CAME WRITTEN BY OLOYEDE SEYI And Death came, As silent as the grave. And death spoke. But his words remained unheard. For they were soft as the wind. And every step Death took closer, I felt a chill. I felt my heart go still I felt I almost couldn’t breathe, Because it felt ...
  • 9.7

    Growth In a world of preposterous complexities I reminisce the days of infancy When pain was a stranger And my heart purer than sealed sachet water Clothed in the innocence of a new born baby Unpolluted by the evils of men Thinking about nothing yet everything pure. In a world of preposterous complexities I reminisce ...
  • Karara

    KARARA THE BALOGUN OF ILORIN A TRADITIONAL AFRICAN POETRY Tell them not to flaunt Modakeke to his ears Tell them not to recite that Oyo has western strength Let them not gasconade latosisa in his presence Karara will trample cities with a single step. Tell them if not for him that wrecked the honeycomb, Who ...
  • 92

    Every lady in the house, Trying to be someone else, Try to be you, You are all that is true. Dark and light, brown and mixed, Colours don’t matter, Shades don’t decide, Who is maid or leader. I choose new if thats all left to be, Do you want to be you, Think for it ...
  • 112

    I was told a story and it reminds me of you So I’mma tell you my one sided love. Everyday before I sleep I try to imagine how you spent the day and if I ever Crossed your mind, cause I’m sure out of a hundredth thoughts well you have 50 percent. I decided I ...

    THE WRITER’S PLEA.   Have you seen a spring before? Can you remember how water comes naturally to the surface? I seek to live my life as free And voice my feelings and convictions without prejudice.   My mouth, my beautiful mouth is broken Instead of soothing and truthful words, I speak bloody lies. I’m ...
  • Boko Haram

    BOKO HARAM – UBAH CHETACHUKWU Looking behind… Behind the headlines of suicide Bombs set off on road sides To what lays deeper inside Boko Haram, we pray that This pain and struggle would one day subside Innocents falling like birds Unprotected by the so-called laws Innocents hunted down without a cause Many a soul murdered ...

    CLOSE YOUR EYES AND FEEL GOD’S LOVE – JANNA ONYEMAOBI Close your eyes and try to sleep, Close your eyes and travel to the world of dreams, Close your eyes. When the night falls, Loneliness comes. Close your eyes and feel his love, Close your eyes. God’s love is sometimes like a wind, We can’t ...

    THE GARDEN CITY – CHARLENE CHIAMAKA CHIKEZIE In 1913, a great city was born Out of the heart of the southern Nigeria- Rivers State Initially for the sole purpose of coal exportation Gradually and ever so consistently, they blossomed In diverse directions; they sprouted Waxing stronger; industrially and commercially Exalting the nation; financially and culturally ...
  • 342

    HIS HEART – ADEGBITE ARINOLA AND ADERIBIGBE INIOLUWA HIS HEART Only when your heart beats Mine won’t stop producing heat Only in your beating heart Our memories are down to earth All in our own image Those sound won’t stop We’re the architect of our own misfortune We have to dance to this tune Now ...