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….
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 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…
One Poem by Agboola Abidemi Kaothar
“Mystery” by Agboola Abidemi Kaothar puzzles the reader with philosophical submissions. It presents what often was thought of but was never so well expressed as Alexander Pope puts it “…how water finds serenity in the stomach of a coconut is a mystery…” It is an…
One Poem By Liberian Poet, Aloysius S. Harmon Jr
In “Essay of a Broken Boy,” Aloysius S Harmon Jr writes in a melancholic tone that evokes sadness and provokes reflection. He narrates the misery that befalls victims of war and the suffocating uncertainties the survivors must deal with. In this poem, a broken boy…
One Poem By Anderson Moses
Anderson Moses has succeeded in breaking conventionalism in traditional poetry. His poem “I will Re-teach my Tongue how to Remember a Boy” is brewed with originality by which a modern but old story of sadness, grief, and pain is unveiled with mastery. Kwaghkule, Jacob –…
One Poem By Benue-born Poet, Samuel Nyiyongu
“Final Respect” by Samuel Nyiyongu is a microcosm that encapsulates the nuances surrounding burial ceremonies among the Tivs of Benue State, Nigeria. It laments and lampoons the neglect most old people suffer in their lifetime only to be given a warm recessional welcome when they…
One Poem By Abrahim Bah
In this poem, Abrahim Bah chants a dirge for unrequited love and the incessant turbulence of a love affair, especially such as have the weight of the romance resting too heavily on one lover. Clearly, the poetic persona, a victim of a one-way-traffic love, is…
One Poem By Liberian Poet, Diah Youlo
The poem, Melodies with my Pillow, uses subtle imageries to unveil to the reader the plights of one who has been hurt and only returns to his/her pillow wailing, counting marbles of the night as if in a conversation with an unknown force pulling him/her…
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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
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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/