Poetry: epi-taph! by Philip Olamilekan Odeyemi

right now, i know walls are crashing into me. & there is little i can do to stop a crying child from saying the language only his mother understands & karma from being the other name of a god but the little things i care about now, is my soul not dying like the taste …

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Poetry: One Billion Dollar Dream by Micheal Ace

The world is a kind of desert, And I am a bird seeking solace therein. I found an oasis in my mother's belly, Nine months of crimson bliss And three years blooming in the nursery of life. Seven years of walking without shoes Taught me how to play with fire Without catching grenades for burns. …

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Update: Ola W. Halim, The Albinotic And Veteran Poet, Wins Wakanda: Rewriting Africa Contest

Congratulations to all the contestants of the Wakanda: Rewriting Africa contest. Your poems are rich and approach the subject matter from a wealth of poetic ingenuity. Your efforts at rewriting your Africa, in believing in her future as T’Chala believes, are commendable. Each poem is a win in its own right; however, as true to …

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New Book Alert: Ayodele Abdulwasiu Ishola Publishes 361 Degrees (Collection of Poems)

This collection is a bold statement on the human experience. The poet makes a conscious effort to explore individualism, universalism, spiritism, and a critique of communalism. The beauty of this work lies in the seamless blend of dissimilitude into a fine fusion.   I find fascinating the focus on the divinity of the human being, …

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Poetry: Crazy World by Olajide Gbenga Emmanuel

CRAZY wORLD- pastoral poem Majority dwells where insanity dwells; Gun shots in the air are the throw-back of gravity from its bombshells. No vaccine nor antidote for those regiments gun down As vacuous vacilate souls from frown then drown. Little lads emaciated in the plight of hunger With sorts of displeasure and mockery by the …

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Poetry: Dark Lights by Ransom Muojekwu

Dark Lights Deep down a dark hole Of endless end Made lit by twinkling stars, Illuminating the beauty Of sapphires and pearls Carefully placed Side by side, Enthralling a beauty Of enormous artistry Steadily visited By swarm of celestial bodies, Is housed by a soul Full of pains and sorrows.   Biography: Name: Ransom Chukwuma …

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