One Poem By Nigerian Poet, Collins Columba Nobri
The poem, “Bourgeois’ Worst Nightmares” by Collins Columba Nobri has further buttressed our literary scholars’ position that “art does not exist in a vacuum”. This poem is political and social; it is what we might refer to as a communal lamentation rendered by a patriotic…
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 Liberian Poet, Arthur Shedrick Davies
Repetition, as a poetic device, can make a poem seem like a mouthful and increase the risk of boring one’s reader but in “Wishes”, Liberian poet, Arthur Shedrick Davies employs it with such admirable elegance! Also, we love(d) that the metaphors were both sizzling and…
Song from the highway, A Poem By Habeeb Ajinifesin
Is there a better way to remind the world of the struggles of street hawkers than to write a poem with sharp lines that pierce right into our souls? Habeeb Ajinifesin’s poem, “Song from the highway” is what we would describe as a dirge for…
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…
An Orchestral Performance of Love Hymns: A Review of How To Fall In Love
Sensational love poems did not go extinct after William Shakespeare, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickson, Khalil Gibran, and other fantastic poets. While it is true that we no longer make a great show of sending love poems overleaf of postcards and fancy greeting cards, there will…
Two Poems By Ogah Friday David
In “Portraits” and “Colours”, Ogah Friday David writes about love and memories. The poems are sensational and such a delight to read. – Editorial team Portraits I paint on your shadow/ a cloudof lilac metaphors/ portraits of ovatekisses round the rim of your waist in…
Three Poems By Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo
Good poetry is language embroidered with imageries and thought-provoking metaphors. This is what Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo serves his reader in these three brilliant poems. – Editorial Team Home Songs Soon, I want to be home, neither the seaNor the desert, not the camp where everything…
7 Writing Contests to Enter in February 2021
Getting your work out is one of the preoccupations of a writer. We are constantly in search of a ‘home’ for the poems, stories, and non-fictional pieces we invested hours into creating. This is because the world will not trace us to our quiet writing…
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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/