Published: Themanthology of Abiku

In Themanthology of Abiku, poets have decided to share their insights on what abiku is. This laudable engagement with the subject matter enriches the readers’ understanding of how abiku is perceived and understood within the host culture. Significantly, while the poets are pulled from various sociocultural spaces and experiences, there seems to be a consensus …

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Published: Rose For Your Funeral

When it comes to reaching the dead through the living, we sometimes think so much about impossibilities that lies therein, and feel there is no way for them to feel the warm embrace of our goodbyes. Rose for your funeral is a bouquet of roses reaching a mother in her home, a home far beyond …

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Jonathan Endurance publishes Living Lines

Living lines is a collection of 24 poems by Jonathan Endurance, a poet, writer and blogger from the city of Calabar, Nigeria.  The book was published by Dwarts In his words: First, I will bid every reader to fetch me more water and bear with me for i may not be able to quench this …

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Published: gods of august (collection of poems)

ACEworld Publishers presents gods of august; a collection of fourteen poems by fourteen gods born in the month of august. "Legends, on other months, are born; Of August, only gods and goddesses are born" Join as these gods celebrate themselves. Download chapbook below Download gods of august here   See also... Lost boys by Bamigbola …

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Published: Lost Boys by Bamigbola Silas

Lost boys is a compilation of twenty-one poems on boyhood (not exempting the females); aimed at sharing the writer's struggle as well as lighting others path. It is the writer's first offering to the world.   Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau said: This first offering is a basket full of love and survival. Each poem opened me …

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Healing Hands (Collection of poems)

This collection of poems serves some purposes. First, to share in the burden of a mother (Ma Brigitte Poirson)who has been part of the success stories of many burgeoning poets whom she has not seen physically but has been a part of their lives. Let your smile charm the birds And sparkle as the stream …

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION | Thematic Anthology of Abiku

Warm greetings to poets all around the world. This is to inform you that ACEworld has commenced her reception of poem(s) on the theme "ÀBÍKÚ" It goes beyond a rigid fact that poets, at one particular time in their literary career or the other, write on this particular theme since it defines a poet's depth, …

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Ode To Rats | Oloyede Joshua

Co-habitants of earth,Oloyede Joshua Dark skinned like sons of the soil Hairy in resemblence of Esau 'Taily' like hominids: Beautiful rats Friends of food,rats Foes of friendly cats, Consumers of waste Lord of domestic rodents caste: Beautiful black rats The beautiful rats! Sharpened eyes like Eagles, You make the house lively, Why are you deadly? …

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Memory Lane Can Be A Sad Place | Animashaun Daniel

Friends retracting from me Like strands of a myofibril, Ever since things Started to go downhill. This makes me feel Like everything wasn't real. It was just a fairytale That has passed away. From the admirers, To the well-wishers, To the long list of new friends, To the new names I had to keep in …

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Call For Participation | Black Pride Magazine

From the team of BLACK PRIDE Magazine, the magazine publication geared towards the sensitization and the promotion of the respect of the black man, we would be celebrating women with an embodiment of African culture, women that finds joy in promoting and appreciating African culture on our facebook page (facebook.com/­blackpridemagazine ). HOW TO PARTICIPATE? Send …

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