Poetry: Black Dress by Omemu Moyo Esther

Black Dress She is the whiny child in a black dress Covered in white hue and green lights Her table is filled with nature’s best Milk and honey, history tells of a merry fest Birthed in royalty and nurtured in Kingship She is adorned with silk and pricey velvet But alas! Her reality sings the …

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Poetry: Mistakes: The Greatest Minor Sin by Farouk Sanusi

 Mistakes: The Greatest Minor Sin Sometimes my heart weeps for the mistakes he did Divine forgiveness of my soul is Ali I need A new dawn has risen to heal my pains I wish my sins got taken for when it rains Ignorance is the greatest enemy of all I wish to be guided before …

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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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Poetry: For What Shall I Say? by Ridwan Adedeji Olanrewaju

For What Shall I Say? They came in millions of programming Programming that gave our blabbering tongues words to say Our stammering tongues coals to lit Pangs of ink and paper Home in on our fading shadows. In slippery glade, mighty men scattered Scattered like a river in flood Flood that sue us for our …

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Update: Books Reading and Rhythm Introduces Readers’ Connect 1.0, Themed Books Unploughed

Knowledge has a lot to do with understanding and intelligence has a lot to do with thinking, but our purpose of acquiring knowledge and staying intelligent has a lot to with what we get out of our understanding and thinking. The theme of this event "Books Unploughed" and another issue we will be talking about …

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Editorial: 10 Breathtaking Expressions From Tami Hoag’s Dark Horse (Part 1)

In her latest thriller, New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag takes readers on a suspense-filled ride of shocks and twists leading to an explosive finish. It is the story of an ex-cop, a missing girl, and a killer locked in a race where there can be only one winner—and the losers die trying.... read …

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