One Poem By Nigerian Poet, Ariyo Ahmad
There are several facets of boyhood that we do not often talk about. Ariyo Ahmad weaves some of them into this rather beautiful poem which is replete with mesmerizing metaphors and other poetic devices. It is such a delight to share it with you. –…
Two Poems By Ogah Friday David
In “Portraits” and “Colours”, Ogah Friday David writes about love and memories. The poems are sensational and such a delight to read. – Editorial team Portraits I paint on your shadow/ a cloudof lilac metaphors/ portraits of ovatekisses round the rim of your waist in…
Three Poems By Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo
Good poetry is language embroidered with imageries and thought-provoking metaphors. This is what Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo serves his reader in these three brilliant poems. – Editorial Team Home Songs Soon, I want to be home, neither the seaNor the desert, not the camp where everything…
The Song That Sings Me: A Poem By Kwaghkule Aondonengen Jacob
This poem will easily win a reader’s heart and hold them spellbound with its simple but sublime imageries. Kwaghkule Aondonengen Jacob’s poem, “The Song That Sings Me” is a masterpiece. – Editorial Team Before the sky will be bereavedOf the lately smiles of the sunSome…
Two Poems By Ifenaike IfeAyomipo
Rhythmic. Moving. Fantastic wordplay. These poems are best adopted for a stage performance but they still sit on the page with so much grace. Ifenaike IfeAyomipo is a refreshing voice. – Editorial team Recycling my father knows these men. I know them too,history tucks their…
Two Poems By Nigerian Poet Aiyejinna Abraham O.
The poetic persona in both poems is melancholic but nothing short of magical. In “Water is Tasteless to Him That Lives in Peace” Aiyejinna Abraham O. writes about terrorism in such a way that we are beginning to think that when a person rummages through…
You Won’t Find God Here, A Poem By Ololade Edun
No one does better than a poet at giving grief a voice. This is what Ololade Edun effortlessly does in this poem, “You Won’t Find God Here”. The lines of this poem are melancholic yet it somehow manages to be mesmerizing. – Editorial Team they…
One Last Prayer, A Poem By Victor Femi-Lawal
In “One Last Prayer”, Victor Femi-Lawal weaves a moving requiem for victims of the Lekki massacre. For so many other people, that bloody night is now history but that is not what it is for poets like Victor who remembers that night as the night…
Two Poems By Zimbabwean-born Poet, Tyrone Takawira
In “Out” and “Rooftops”, Zimbabwean-born poet, Tyrone Takawira writes about rape, incest, and suicide with what we would love to refer to as lucid lines. The stories trapped in these poems are sensational and make a pleasurable read. – Editorial Team Out The hum of…
One Poem By Ajani Samuel Victor
To be a poet seems to be a commissioning to write about the collective pains and pleasures of humanity. Ajani Samuel Victor, Nigerian poet, and writer contributes his voice to the anthem of our great poetic commission with this rather brilliant poem, “My Body is…
Our Writer Crush this Wednesday is Chidera Ihekereleome-Okorie!
She recently won first place in the Nigerian NewsDirect @NigNewsDirect Poetry Prize, 2020 and was appointed Poet Laureate
Congratulations to the amiable poet!
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"This body you see
was once a guesthouse to pain..."
Self- Portrait as a Body By Joshua Effiong
Ever had a poem touch your soul in all the right places? Read this poem by @JoshEffiong
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Have you been looking for opportunities to showcase your writing? We curated some free-to-enter #writing #contests you could enter this month of April!
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