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 Abdulroqeeb Arówólò
Abdulroqeeb Arówólò writes about the innocence of childhood wishes and adulthood rays of realization which withers these wishes. This is not just a poem about growing up, it is a poem picked from the begging bowls of street kids and child beggars. Melancholic but melodic!…
One Poem By Ewa Gerald Onyebuchi
In “Layers of Grief”, poet Ewa Gerald Onyebuchi lines are wedged between philosophical and poetic. The language is rich and the message, simple in an endearing way. Ewa blends rhetorics, rhythm and some fine poetic devices to brew this piece of magic. Definitely a delight…
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…
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…
One Poem By Nigerian Poet, Adeyeye James Oluwatobi
What Adeyeye James Oluwatobi refers to as “the re-visitation of grief” can destabilize anyone. The poet employs pungent metaphors to share a story that seems so personal but also universal. – Editorial Team Grey Now that loss fills everywhere – I keep running, it’s not…
One Poem By Ebubechukwu Ifenna Udeoba
Do we realize the extent to which we wreck the future by abusing children whether through child labor or child marriage? In the poem, “Going up- a memoir of flying bodies” Ebubechukwu Ifenna Udeoba raises concerns about child abuse with imageries that melt the heart….
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. –…
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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.
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"...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/