Two Poems By Nigerian Poet, Charles Nnanna
Not all poems are written to answer questions, some are written to ask the tough questions which we never ask. In these poems, “Truth Has No Epitaph” and “Who Smothers The Agony Accrued when the Feet Meets a Familiar Gravestone?”, Charles Nnanna asks questions which’d…
Sunflowers and Sunburns: A Poem by Joshua Effiong
In Sunflowers and Sunburns, Joshua Effiong shares what we would like to refer to as the recipe of hope. With his rich language and vivid imageries, he draws a map with which a person in a grim situation can navigate tempestuous waters to the shore…
Something From Between The Legs – A Story By CES Ejiofor
What does it feel like to be a woman? CES Ejiofor attempts to answer this question in her captivating story, “Something From Between The Legs”. In her story, we see how Kamnele’s desire to become a mother “eats into her abdomen”. Brilliantly layered into multiple…
Smiles of Pain, A Poem By Liberian Teen Poet, Aloysius S. Harmon Jr
In Smiles of Pain, Aloysius S. Harmon Jr, enthralled us with such simplicity that is becoming scarce in contemporary poetry. Although the Liberian teen describes himself as an aspiring writer/poet, his careful selection of words reflects a rich diction which is a must-have for the…
Happy Puppet: A Short Story By Ejiofor C. E. S
When Ejiofor C.E.S tells a story, it stays with you for as long as forever. It touches the least-visited rooms in your heart and your very being feels the vibration of the plot. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, Ejiofor’s characters are real, strong, and…
Butterfly Effect by Nigerian Teen Poet, Rita Azekwoh
Nigerian teen poet, Rita Azekwoh is the definition of ‘precocious.’ Her didactic poem, “Butterfly Effect” was delivered with what we would like to refer to as an endearing simplicity. Her art holds much promise and we are delighted to share this piece of magic with…
origin of songs: A Poem By Nigerian Poet, Philip Abonyi
Philip Abonyi’s poem, origin of songs, is an enticing slice of creativity. The strong metaphors in this poem will get you thinking and the message it seeks to pass to the reader is not as cryptic as the handwriting on the ancient Babylonian wall. We…
The demise of a god – A Short Story by Pele Olabanji
Pele Olabanji’s story is melancholic. It mirrors the ironies of life. It tells of how fate can play a fast one on a man and make him a character in a story he wishes he could run out of. – Editorial Team The sun sets…
Enter the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
Deadline: July 31st “The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is the biggest poetry competition for 11-17-year olds in the world. [Teen poets can jump on this right away and begin their career in a grand style. Yeah! We are that optimistic about you,…
Our #MCM for the week is Wale Ayinla @Wale_Ayinla, whose chapbook, "To Cast a Dream", was selected as winner of 2020 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize! The award-winning book will be published by Jai-Alai Booka @jaialaibooks later this year.
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Two of my favorite poems "Out" and "Rooftops" have been published by @eboquills.
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Celebrated #writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced and launched the #StartReadingByReading Challenge on her Instagram Page, here's how to enter.
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