How Does it Mean to be Lazy? A Short Story By Joses Adewara
It is rare to read a story that wittily humorous and didactic at the same time. This story by Joses Adewara from the second point of view attacks the reader and admonishes him all at once. It was such a delight to review this piece….
One Poem By Liberian Teen Poet, Ivan S Fiske Iv
Without a doubt, the poem, “After High School” by Ivan S Fiske Iv will resonate with so many. It will floor you with a heavy bout of nostalgia, bring you some of the warmth of your bubbly teenage life and leave a big smile on…
AYO: A Short Story By Nigerian Storyteller, Joy Okwori
Fabulous Nigerian Storyteller, Joy Okwori, tells a gripping story about how ‘rancid’ love can easily turn a man into a monster. The story is warm however it is likely to make you shudder as you meet each character and find out the reason for their…
Enter The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest international writing competition for schools, established in 1883. With thousands of young people taking part each year, it is an important way to recognise achievement, elevate youth voices and develop key skills through creative writing. For…
Writing Contests to Enter this June
We made a list of writing prizes and contests you can enter this June. Guess what? These prizes are mostly free to enter so all you have to do is just write and beat the deadlines. Christopher Hewitt Award. The award showcases outstanding responses to…
Two Poems By Jason Joshua Chigozie
These poems are sensual and sizzling. They are odes to sexual passion and desire. Jason Joshua Chigozie seems to be skilled at dissecting a subject without necessarily mentioning it. The poems are worth the read! – Editorial Team Salacità* In the dark of the night,I…
One Poem By Abdulroqeeb Arówólò
Abdulroqeeb Arówólò writes about the innocence of childhood wishes and adulthood rays of realization which withers these wishes. This is not just a poem about growing up, it is a poem picked from the begging bowls of street kids and child beggars. Melancholic but melodic!…
One Poem By Ewa Gerald Onyebuchi
In “Layers of Grief”, poet Ewa Gerald Onyebuchi lines are wedged between philosophical and poetic. The language is rich and the message, simple in an endearing way. Ewa blends rhetorics, rhythm and some fine poetic devices to brew this piece of magic. Definitely a delight…
One Poem By Abdulfatah Oladayo Sanusi
In this poem, the poet, Abdulfatah Oladayo Sanusi, seems to say, ‘we cannot come to the end of eulogizing the body of (a) woman’. All the verses, like beads on a bracelet, are just where they should be. The poem, an absolute joy to share!…
One Poem By Omodero David
“Sugar on wet Sand” by Omodero David is experimental and daring. The teen poet seems set to take the poetry community by storm and our fingers are crossed. – Editorial Team Sugar on wet Sand “The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;Surely…
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"Along Came Love" by Zubair Hassan Baba, is what we might refer to as brilliant historical fiction. You may smile or sigh but surely, you will fall deeply in love with Zubair's storytelling style at the end of it all.
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"...I am the voice of reason,
That dance not to the deceitful tone
Of political eloquence and propaganda
I am the voice above religious hypocrisy and sycophancy
Truth is my warrant and change is my cause..."
Who Hears Me? By Etim Bassey Onyam
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