How Does it Mean to be Lazy? A Short Story By Joses Adewara
It is rare to read a story that wittily humorous and didactic at the same time. This story by Joses Adewara from the second point of view attacks the reader and admonishes him all at once. It was such a delight to review this piece….
One Poem By Liberian Teen Poet, Ivan S Fiske Iv
Without a doubt, the poem, “After High School” by Ivan S Fiske Iv will resonate with so many. It will floor you with a heavy bout of nostalgia, bring you some of the warmth of your bubbly teenage life and leave a big smile on…
Two Poems By Jason Joshua Chigozie
These poems are sensual and sizzling. They are odes to sexual passion and desire. Jason Joshua Chigozie seems to be skilled at dissecting a subject without necessarily mentioning it. The poems are worth the read! – Editorial Team Salacità* In the dark of the night,I…
One Poem By Omodero David
“Sugar on wet Sand” by Omodero David is experimental and daring. The teen poet seems set to take the poetry community by storm and our fingers are crossed. – Editorial Team Sugar on wet Sand “The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;Surely…
One Poem By Mhembeuter Jeremiah Orhemba
“An Attempt at Portrait Creation” by Mhembeuter Jeremiah Orhemba, is a mélange of mesmerizing metaphors. The poet is brilliant and makes no attempt at tangling his words to sound grand. Indeed, true sophistication is in simplicity. – Editorial Team An Attempt at Portrait Creation (i)…
One Poem By Nigerian Poet, Chinedu Gospel
The poet, Chinedu Gospel, describes the uncultured African man as that man whose only adventure is “…traveling around the circumference of waistlines.” The metaphor is the spine of this exquisite poem and we are delighted to share it with you. – Editorial poem Tailoring an…
Three Poems By Spanish Poet, ts hidalgo
In these three poems, ts hidalgo takes the reader on a tour to a land of creative explosion of poesy. The way he knots all the verses of each poem into a beautiful ribbon in the finishing line is very impressive. Enjoy the read! -Editorial…
One Poem By Etim Bassey Onyam
Can poetry be a vehicle for social change? When the protests and social media hashtags do not yield the results we want, can we turn to poetry? In this poem, “Who Hears Me?” Etim Bassey Onyam, sends a strong message enveloped in metaphors. Every verse…
Five Poems By South Sudanese Poet, Marial Awendit
These poems draw from personal experiences and the political climate in South Sudan. The lines are elegant, rhythmic, and gracefully witty. Marial Awendit, unreservedly pours himself into these poems, employing brevity and simple sophistication in an impressive way. We are thrilled to share these poems…
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Lolwe will be open for submissions for Issue 5 in the month of February (1-28 February 2022). The issue will be guest-edited by Mali Kambandu (@malingose), Willie Lee Kinard III (@WillieKinardIII) and Yovanka Paquete Perdigão (@postcolonialchi). Details: https://lolwe.org/submit/
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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/