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…
Apply For the 2021 A Public Space Writing Fellowships
Applications opened on January 1, 2021, for the 2021 A Public Space Writing Fellowships. The aim of these fellowships is to seek out and support writers who embrace risk in their work and their own singular vision. It is for writers who have not yet…
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…
Two Poems By Bobbybryan Uzoma
Life teaches many lessons via ordinary things and poets often volunteer themselves to harvest and share these lessons with the world. We are pleased to see how Bobbybryan Uzoma does this in these two brilliant poems. – Editorial Team You never know what you get…
Haunted Room: A Poem By Franklyn Orode
Always a joy to watch a poet recycle dark emotions and make something stunning out of them. Franklyn Orode, the author of Ashes of Orange Dreams, does this so effortlessly in his poem, Haunted Room. – Editorial Team This room is now a shrinking continent…
Insurmountable By Victor Oluwalana
This is a warm open letter to all the broken women in the world. In every paragraph of this piece, Victor Oluwalana sends a beam of light to women who are trying to see through the darkness of abuse. We really enjoyed how Victor’s gripping…
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,…
Two Poems By Nigerian Poet, Nwankwo Prosper O
In these poems, with metaphors so crisp, every line is a little bit of magic and so much of splendor, Nwankwo Prosper O massages words till they exude a delicious symphony. Very impressive! – Editorial Team Offing how do you tell a boy-jalopy / catching…
The Ocean Boils, A Poem By Nwanne Agwu
Some poems shout their message out like a street evangelist but others speak so softly yet so strongly. “The Ocean Boils” by Nwanne Agwu, fits into the latter category. Every line will snake its way through your being and leave behind a trail of rhetorics…
Angry Tangled Traps, A Short Story By Ephraim Orji
In Angry Tangled Traps, Ephraim Orji writes about a little girl named Kelechi and her struggle to accept herself. The story is the story of many a little girl in the diaspora and a handful of black girls who wonder why they are so different….
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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