You Won’t Find God Here, A Poem By Ololade Edun
No one does better than a poet at giving grief a voice. This is what Ololade Edun effortlessly does in this poem, “You Won’t Find God Here”. The lines of this poem are melancholic yet it somehow manages to be mesmerizing. – Editorial Team they…
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…
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…
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…
Africanus: A Poem By Nigerian Poet, Ayodeji Oje
There’s always a lot to say about Africa and the black heritage, and each time we read young African poets, like Ayodeji Oje, who have something important to say about the Africa of our dreams, we are obligated to share with the world. In the…
Two Poems By Nigerian Poet, Ayooluwa Olasupo
In the poem, “This Time Last Year”, Ayooluwa Olasupo proves that poetry is about the best way to invest pain. The richness of her diction is compelling and every line of the first poem is embroidered with a mesmerizing metaphor that pours right into the…
Two Poems By Nigerian Poet, Daniel Tabowei
The lines of these two poems, “Hallucinations” and “The Passion” will snake through your mind slowly but with such a marveling intensity. Daniel Tabowei carefully chooses metaphors and imageries with the finesse of a fine-fingered sculptor who chisels a crooked log into a magnificent sculpture….
ASHES OF ORANGE DREAMS By Franklyn Orode: A Review
Franklyn Orode’s ASHES OF ORANGE DREAMS confirms that (great) poems are the treasured oyster shells we pick by the shores of a poet’s mind after it has overflowed its banks. My first contact with Franklyn’s poetry was memorable and I was immediately won over with…
My short prose, Dreamer, just got published at Eboquills Literary Blog @eboquills.
I'm sooo excited, lol, kindly read and shareeee. https://eboquills.com/2021/01/26/dreamer-a-short-story-by-foyin-ejilola/
In "One Last Prayer", Victor Femi-Lawal, @vickthurfl01, weaves a moving requiem for victims of the Lekki massacre. He describes that night as the night when "blood ...seeped from the scourged skin of October the 20th.
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Our #wcw this #Wednesday is Amanda Gorman @amandangorman, the United States' first-ever youth poet laureate, who recited a #poem at the inauguration of President @JoeBiden & V.P @KamalaHarris
Amanda inspires many young #poets around the world.