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WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN by Vihasi Shah

WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN by Vihasi Shah

WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN It's all right when a man loves a woman Love becomes easy when a man loves a woman It's all fair when a man loves a woman Love is in the air when a man loves a woman It's all unconditional in to the moon and back when a man loves a woman Love...

THE GREAT DIVIDER by Chuks Obi

THE GREAT DIVIDER by Chuks Obi

THE GREAT DIVIDER Thousands of years ago Before we touched the world Our fathers felt a need That spanned beyond learning And extended the realms of curiosity It was a search for tenable answers To questions that still disturb us The theories we expounded To attempt...

SEPIA by Oyin Oludipe

SEPIA by Oyin Oludipe

SEPIA Journeying through Abeokuta one morning, a fleet of motorists sped out of the jam and soaked the air in reckless dust. An hour later, I came across a suicide scene: a silent woman wavering on the bridge. A dawn of dim feathers; the road spat Loud, a new mist of...

RECAPITULATION by Wisdom Uledi

RECAPITULATION by Wisdom Uledi

Recapitulation There is no place for you in the future You won the past and as you struggle with the present to re-captivate my mind For certain, you've come to your fall Never will I think of you again I looked into your eyes, yesterday All I saw in them was pain...

NIGERIA, HOW FAR? by Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

NIGERIA, HOW FAR? by Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

NIGERIA, HOW FAR? Nigeria, when did your beauty, Doused in rarity and clement grace, A feast to the captured eyes of suitors, A muse to the enthused voices of minstrels, Become the protagonist of tales told About remnants in the bowels of yesterday? How did your wild...

FIGHTING NEGATIVITY by Emmanuel Ibekwe

FIGHTING NEGATIVITY by Emmanuel Ibekwe

FIGHTING NEGATIVITY Look at that desert Situated in such a place In the middle of the pacific Where waves toss and twirl, And tempest tempts the ocean To water the sands a bit They slam against a dam Made high with dry sand. Crude ingenious imaginations From the soul...

SUMMER BLUE by Ray Ndebi

SUMMER BLUE by Ray Ndebi

SUMMER BLUE Give me that bottle of wind, and a glass and let me fill it up with those "alas" life brought along the way I have been through as I was searching for ways to love you I'm now dying to dive into your smile The time for this sunk drink to run dry We both...

AMINA WAY by Gbenga Adeoba

AMINA WAY by Gbenga Adeoba

AMINA WAY A poet ’s ink turns sepia As the sun retreats Leaving whispering trees To sap secrets of birds Flapping their wings, Holding nothing  About the Author 'Gbenga is a lover of words. His poems have appeared in Sankofa LitMag, Bukrepublik and...

INTERVIEW WITH ERIATA ORIBHABOR

INTERVIEW WITH ERIATA ORIBHABOR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ERIATA ORIBHABOR Midway into the month of June, we have decided to publish our educative interview with an inspiring poet who is popularly known for crafting beautiful poems using Naija languej. In this informative interview, Sir Eriata...

METAMORPHOSIS by Bukola Ibirogba

METAMORPHOSIS by Bukola Ibirogba

  METAMORPHOSIS Breathing in, breathing out Time stands still for a bit. Calmly, it resumes in a minute. Something has changed; a lot in fact. A new identity has emerged. The human has grown. Ideas sprouting like beads, Knowledge, that on which he feeds. Slowly,...

LIFE IS A CROOK by Agbaakin Oluwatoyosi

LIFE IS A CROOK by Agbaakin Oluwatoyosi

Life is a Crook Life is a crook and though you pour him drinks and fill his bed with feathers and whores. It's the uneven face of the sky it's cloudy in Pompei as fog sneezes over the city; she bleeds rain there. But our crops thirst and the squirrel's nails blunt...

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