Tag: poetry

ALÁGEMO (THE CHAMELEON)

ALÁGEMO The colourful lizard, That silently creep in my father's yard, No noise here, no noise there, Its...

Blue

BLUE – FARIDA UMAR

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scars were seen. What right do you have to be sad?"

Boko Haram

BOKO HARAM – UBAH CHETACHUKWU

BOKO HARAM - UBAH CHETACHUKWU Looking behind… Behind the headlines of suicide Bombs set off on road sides...

THERE ARE THINGS I TELL NO ONE – UGOCHUKWU DAMIAN

THERE ARE THINGS I TELL NO ONE - UGOCHUKWU DAMIAN Rope; Dances above my head Sometimes It dances...

HARDEN, SWALLOW AND BURY – UGOCHUKWU DAMIAN

HARDEN, SWALLOW AND BURY I often see myself as a tortoiseshell Or rather The society has moulded one...

OUR SECRET PRAYER

OUR SECRET PRAYER We are the ones with our heart on our sleeves and our heart in a...

I AM BORN AND SHALL DIE – EMMANUEL IKOROMASOMA

I AM BORN AND SHALL DIE I am born and I shall die And if I die just...

MY CONFESSION – BY ADERIBIGBE INIOLUWA

MY CONFESSION - BY ADERIBIGBE INIOLUWA Too many people I have known, Adams, Eves, The nice, the bitter,...

LOST – BY JANNA ONYEMAOBI

LOST Slow and steady Moving with the beat Dancing in the motion Spinning round and round in circles...

SLAVERY BY CHOICE – BABARIMISA DEBORAH

SLAVERY BY CHOICE A prisoner who could be free of decision I stayed in the prison for many...