One Poem By Liberian Poet, Prince U D Tardeh
We have read several poems about a year as strange as 2020 but this poem, “When a Year Leaps” by Prince U D Tardeh stands out. Because it is a tribute to some of the most amazing earthlings who took a bow this year. Although,…
TRISHA: A Short Story By Mustapha Enesi
“Trisha” is a sizzling short story that is fast-paced and narrates from the second-person point of view an incredibly intriguing story of a woman in her forties. The story is short but interestingly explosive. Mustapha Enesi brilliantly holds a reader spellbound in three minutes and…
Three Poems by Nigerian Poet, Daniel Ezeokeke
How does one turn pain into lines that feel like balm? This question is one, most young Nigerian writers have been trying to answer in the past few days. The times are difficult and especially so for creatives who are unable to gather their thoughts….
Booty of War, A Poem By Winifred Kijie Odu
In “Booty of War”, Winifred Kijie Odu’s lines sit crisply in the verses of the poem with such precision that makes it admirable. Each line, carefully woven with the yarns of poetic devices, drips with nostalgia and a longing for the day when hope will…
Hush: A Short Story By Nweke Ozioma Ruth
In “Hush”, Nweke Ozioma Ruth tells a story that is both moving and relatable. The story examines lack, and poverty, how those two can deflate a man’s ego and put love in a really tight corner. Nweke’s story is simple and melancholic but it is…
Ten Thoughts on Iwu Jeff’s Play, Verdict of the Gods
Eboquills has been in talks with Iwu Jeff about the reception of his latest book, Verdict of the Gods. We are pleased to share with you, from a pool of positive reviews, these ten thoughts from prominent members of the literary community. Sit back, enjoy…
African Tale of Freedom, A Story By Omoniyi Wasiu Abiodun
We always look forward to a storytelling style that holds great potential for telling original African stories the way it is, without leaving out hope from its ingredients. We found this in Omoniyi Wasiu Abiodun’s “African Tale of Freedom”. In his story, he takes the…
2 Poems By Liberian Poet, Edwin Olu Bestman
In the poem “New Kru Town, Where I Come From” Edwin Olu Bestman, paints a picture of his town with such bold lines, embroidered with strong metaphors and other poetic devices. The vigor flows into the second poem, “Darkness: the surname of a poor lover”…
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…
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The poem, "Sugar on wet Sand" by Omodero David, is experimental and daring. The poet is set to take the #poetrycommunity by storm and our fingers are crossed.
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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.
Read story here: https://eboquills.com/2021/05/01/along-came-love-a-short-story-by-zubair-hassan-baba/
"...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
Read here: https://eboquills.com/2021/04/24/one-poem-by-etim-bassey-onyam/