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POLITICS by Taofeek Ogunperi

POLITICS by Taofeek Ogunperi

POLITICSby Taofeek Ogunperiis a river that drowns even at its bank is a jungle where squirrels become alpha lionsis a microphone that givesa clear voice to the dumb is an echo that penetratesthe walls in the deaf’s earsis a wheel, standby for allthat can, that cannot...

HOW TO SPELL THE WORD ‘WOMAN’ by Emmanuel Chukwu

HOW TO SPELL THE WORD ‘WOMAN’ by Emmanuel Chukwu

HOW TO SPELL THE WORD 'WOMAN'  by Emmanuel Chukwu A black boy next door asks me to name Whom I call the only woman in my life. I run to My father and he sits me next to the kitchen. He says, Everyday, He would sit his self on this spot And call his woman his god. I do...

POET’S MOTHER by Adamu Usman Garko

POET’S MOTHER by Adamu Usman Garko

POET'S MOTHER by Adam Usman Garko The night sauntered in--- A black-haired angel moulded Amid fire       a messenger sent eye's prey    her muse bleeds   A voice echoes the length of abyss--- And desperation could be any angel In this deep year            of eating...

THE MELODY IN HER PAIN OPENED ME by Patron Henekou

THE MELODY IN HER PAIN OPENED ME by Patron Henekou

THE MELODY IN HER PAIN OPENED ME by Patron Henekou I was there in front of her Listening as she spoke. The words came out free, Unobstructed But not smooth: There was a faint tremolo in there To spring the prairie in her Smile. I sat there to Catch the words but Only...

A STAR IS BORN by David Adejumo

A STAR IS BORN by David Adejumo

Adejumo's lovely piece is a collage of powerful thoughts that shows the path to follow for anyone aspiring to be a star and a light in darkness.
Winners of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest

Winners of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest

Winners of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing ContestWe are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Creative Writing Contest.Poetry Category Winner: “My father hews out himself on my skin” by CJ Onyedikachi 1st Runner-up: “She forgets...

ANEESAH by Sobur Olalekan

ANEESAH by Sobur Olalekan

ANEESAH by Sobur Olalekan Aneesah - Second Runner-up of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) When I had my first daughter, I saw Aneesah in my sleep for seven days. Sometimes she was a child of six or seven, fashionably...

GIRLS LIKE YOU HAVE NO HISTORY by Angel Nwobodo

GIRLS LIKE YOU HAVE NO HISTORY by Angel Nwobodo

GIRLS LIKE YOU HAVE NO HISTORY by Angel Nwobodo Girls like you have no history - Second Runner-up of the 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Poetry Category) i Women like us carry shame in our names - mother. iiYour mother shows you pictures of her -...

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