Poems

  • A STAVE OF SHARP NOTES

    by Ogwiji Ehi-Kowochio The singing stone hummed a familiar tune so much, it deserved a bravo from Davido for doing such a cold cover of...

  • Oil of Encomiums

    By Ogwiji Ehi-Kowochio It is only an ungrateful feet that would not pause to appreciate the ears which notified it of the dangers from which...

  • BEHOLD, THE OLD VARSITY

    By: Farmer   You were known for academic excellence. Because then, you fed up your clients, As your products were the first and the best,...

  • ITEM SEVEN IS GUARANTEED!

     By: E.B Ogwiji  I am aware that the chefs clothed in academic gowns and umbrella hats are cooking the meals, For after these seven weeks...

  • LET US PLAY IN THE MUD

    By Ogwiji-Ehi Kowochio   Let us play in the mud Let us build sand houses which the wind of adulthood blows away   Let us...

  • RESUMPTION

    PART 1 I’m about to begin, this is an introduction This is more than a prose, not fiction, way beyond imagination If you believe you’ve...

  • FATE TO FAITH

      By Adedokun Seyi   Yesterday has said how beautiful you are in the cozy hand of fate. Shivering and longing for the gift of...

  • The Unconscious

    By Abdul-Azeez Ilyas   Little wonder Ye who slumber That very act, you’ve grown fonder Gone unconscious, to those awake, you’re no more a member...

  • REDIVIVUS

    By Bello Abdulrahmon They strive to disrupt your course And met to distort your source They searched for faults And wished your loss But nay,...

  • YOUR STORY

    By Ogwiji Ehi Kowochio He raised his clenched fist above his head Speaking with an iron voice Bullets flew from his lips As he pulled...

  • KUNLE ADEPEJU; THE COMMEMORATION OF A MARTYR

    By: Bello Abdulrahmon aka Farmer The plagued acrimony, Brought neither fragrance of nor honey, Even the heavens and earth the earth were frowning On that...

  • THE ANTAGONIST

    By Olatidoye Kehinde Jelil The Antagonists Hard to find, is human desires Difficult to know is their wants Unable to discern, is people’s minds Despite...

  • THE BEGGAR

    From a rickety minivan I alighted For his trouble, eighty naira I rendered. With a great deal I sped, for just a chance in Another...

  • PORTRAIT OF A FATHER AS A YOUNG FOOL

    As a child, I was told; Do not allow your dreams go cold. And I was foretold; That my innocence would not hold, As a...

  • POEM: DEVIANCE DEFINED

    Who can resolve the ageless quarrel Between a south pole and her estranged twin? When did this sudden attraction Between Like charges begin? How on...

  • BREAK EVEN

    The rain remembers my face with it drop. It drops cast away my stray tear, As I watch you leave me here. My heart mourns,...

  • Sleep

    Sleep straddles two divides sheer saddle between the terrestrials And the celestials… a bridge, transitory, that mixes the two exclusive worlds. Sleep Sometimes phantasmagoria pierces...

  • The Battle

    The wind had sang pass and the excited feathers had left the fowl’s anus wide open Has the battle been lost? True, our brothers had...

  • SDC LETTER: The confession of a uite

    They tried to silence me by feeding me with shafts from decayed bags of corn I have been washed in dirty soapy water I have...

  • A DIRGE ON AFRICAN AFRICA

    By Gbadamosi S.M.A Our song is a solemn sorrow   Tumbling from the lips of a learnt language. Our soup is sour Caucasian dish driven down...