A Poem By Liberian Poet, George Worjlor￼
George Worjlor’s poem “For the Brother Who has Fallen Asleep” is a beautifully woven lamentation written in honor of a beloved. The persona writes epitaph [though grave-less-ly] in a grievous ink as farewell lines for the deceased, urging the deceased to sleep well wherever sleep…
Writers’ Jokes: Writers Living it up!
So, who told you that writers don’t have fun or make fun of themselves? That person is wrong! Writers do have fun! They make fun of their art. They jest fellow writers, and they laugh at adjectives. We have compiled 36 writing and writer-quotes, just…
A Short Story By Stephanie Asanya
Vanity by Stephanie Asanya takes us into a plane crash to show us a father and child, a foremost icon, and two business partners on a trip for an important business meeting. In the story, the narrator seemed to ease into fate, but do the other characters…
Three Poems By Inimfon Inyang-Kpanantia
Inimfon Inyang-Kpanantia pours himself unreservedly into these three poems; “sky as a portrait of rebirth”, “Papa”, and “Three Dreams and a Thing or Two on an Entomology”. It is such a delight to share these beautiful poems because they are so personal, yet so relatable….
One Poem By Liberian Poet, Benyeakeh Miapeh
“Listen” by Benyeakeh Miapeh is an erudition about the complexities of nature. It urges humans to pay more attention to the sounds of nature. This Liberian poet avers that there’s positivity in the ways of nature, most of which man often makes negative conclusions about….
13+ Opportunities For Writers in June 2022
June is the sixth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the first month of summer. The name is all about summer and sunny days. It comes from the ancient Roman mythological goddess Juno, who was a powerful influencer and was considered…
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ‘IDENTITY’ — CỌ́N-SCÌÒ MAGAZINE ISSUE 2, VOL 1, JULY 2022
The theme of this issue is Identity. we seek submissions (stories, poems, essays, art & photographs) that set us apart and yet give us a sense of community. CỌ́N-SCÌÒ MAGAZINE is accepting original poetry, prose (fiction and non-fiction), art, and photography for Issue 2/Volume 1…
One Poem By Judith Maikaho
Judith Maikaho, through her poem “Before It’s Too Late,” views the world through eco-critical lenses. Her poem is cautionary because it sends a strong warning note to all abusers of Earth and Mother Nature. I am very happy to share this work with you. Kwaghkule,…
What To Do When You Can’t Write Poetry Again
What should you do when you can’t write poetry again? Nasiba Babale’s Facebook post on 16th April, 2022, which had triggered close to 400 reactions and over a hundred comments reads; “I feel like a retired poet.” This conscious or ‘unconscious’ expression of hers is…
One Poem By Olowo Qudus
Olowo Qudus’ poem is a representation of a thousand dreams and their point of convergence. It depicts the fate(s) of sojourners, the stories they string along as they journey, and the trouble of the road. Olowo Qudus does a good job at capturing the most…
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Issue 5 is LIVE! Guest editors: @malingose, @WillieKinardIII & @postcolonialchi. Cover: Alex & Frans Odicky. Illustrations: @cocoette_. Stories, poems, essays & photos from Kenya, Nigeria, Trinidad & Tobago, Ghana, Sudan, St. Lucia, Zimbabwe, & more
my poem "A Travelogue: The Grief & Ruins Outside our Walls" is now published on Eboquills. @eboquills
click link to read full poem 🖤🥂https://eboquills.com/2022/05/20/one-poem-by-olowo-qudus/
Check out this list of #opportunities for #writers (see link). The #deadlines are in May 2022, so roll up your sleeves and get to work.
Best wishes! https://eboquills.com/2022/05/07/opportunities-for-writers-with-deadline-in-may-2022/