04

Oct

One of the major problems or  issues that some contemporary Nigerian writers have today is that they want to write and sound like Chimamanda Adichie,  Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe,  Christopher Okigbo, Habila Helon and Many others to be accepted by READ MORE

23

Sep

The Fight – By- Abdullah Ateh Lateefat

God created rainfall for Benin I am tired My clothes are forever wet Like the cheeks of a mourning widow The rain comes Like a book with endless chapters Shine me oh thy noble sun! Let your fierce hotness Feast READ MORE

18

Sep

Mother -By- Godwin Henry Osaigbovo Pa Shakespeare

  ‘Better lose the saddle than the horse’. Every mother’s voice echo these 7 words To her child, not just out of love, Not entirely for love but for joy. The joy of motherhood. This life will be hard (they READ MORE

05

Sep

The Beginning of Everything Genocide.-By-John Chizoba Vincent

A REVIEW OF BEN JOSSY’S BENUE CHILD “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” Percy Bysshe Shelley- “When I’m writing, I’m thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t READ MORE

30

Aug

LIVE FOR THE NOW-By- Odirionye Chiagoziem

Words to live by: Look not back on yesterday or what you have left behind, For only today is yours to claim and this moment only is your time. Fret not on what has been or on what has passed READ MORE

23

Aug

Save The Girls – By- DERIOTEIDOR KENNETH 

Our Sister, your sister, a turmoil-unhealed tumor, Born home, made street yet street chase after their lives; Below gantry they  seek shade. Our unborn progeny mothers Raped and murdered like ants, You took advantage of their purity; Even carved them READ MORE

21

Aug

Nights like this, we are strange creatures Created after a god- fading into a whisper; . We sit by our mother’s windows Wearing a colourless skin on a body Defiled by silence, emptiness & paleness Waiting for a known face, READ MORE

17

Aug

Grace, After all -By- Daniele Bergamini

I am Christian: which means I am blessed by having received the revelation that God has been suffering with me, and dying for me, so to open the Gates of Heaven for my whole being. I am physically disabled, for READ MORE

09

Aug

For The Girl Child- By- Collette Obi

A note to any girl or woman who is yet to understand her self worth, listen up girl, your worth is impossible to measure!. This is our story marred with experiences. She came to him tainted and confused with lots READ MORE

08

Aug

For Boys Like Me Who Are Writers-By- John Chizoba Vincent

Get rejected by publishers and magazines, feel the rejections and bounce back.Get abused but never relent on it.  Let them squeeze your manuscripts for once and throw it in a waste can, yes, for once; It would make you better. READ MORE

07

Aug

It’s Go Time! -By- Evelyn Mercy Price

Change your location, and everything changes, The Winter to Summer, And Springtime to Fall; Midday turns to midnight, And morning to evening, Latitudes, longitudes, Time zones, and all. Change your perspective, And everything changes, Coldness to hotness, And chilly to READ MORE

06

Aug

Growing up, I watched my mother Fold my dreams neatly And placed them safely At a corner in her heart. And even when the storms Of life tried to blow visions Out of sight She always had those dreams in READ MORE

31

Jul

For the times my baby’s arms don’t feel like home . “Depression is being colorblind & constantly told how colourful the world is”- Atticus. . Sometimes; -I’m a city with blind streetlights Sitting at the edge of a seashore With READ MORE

27

Jul

Enough!! -By- Kenneth Kilo

Men, it is enough! Stop trading our souls into immortality For blood to sustain another breathe; Your life is not a king of another life… No! No! No!… Enough, men it is enough! You troth to forfend us like your READ MORE

26

Jul

Peace-By- Pa Shakespeare

We make war That we may live in peace.   Show me who won’t love to take Good tidings home to their people, That they may sleep in Peace.   For those who are at war with others Are not READ MORE

24

Jul

Genocide -By- John Chizoba Vincent 

let’s dive into the thought of that Benue woman. let’s see through her sorrow carved separately, how many children are born to die before noon? 1966 saw this on the tail of her skins proudly,  till 1977, pogom of lunatic READ MORE

23

Jul

6 More Months To Slay and Conquer!
6 More Months To Slay and Conquer!

  January through June have come and gone. Yes, these past months may have come with lots of setbacks, perhaps in achieving our personal goals and dreams or in advancing in the corporate world. It may have been six months READ MORE

20

Jul

Age Is Not Just A Number~Daniel Iyanda

Oblivious of your flaws; You navigate on all fours. The ticktock of the clock tickles you Time is but a fading music to you Like the night, teen years passed away and 20s dawn on you like the day. Basking READ MORE

17

Jul

Times-By- Giampaolo Giudice

A sip for the life we live in, that flows even if you’re non looking, one for her fantasy in choosing the direction. One for the time, that passes by like wind on our faces. A sip for who goes READ MORE

03

Jul

Break Free -By- Gregory Broadnax
Break Free -By- Gregory Broadnax

How many of us are facing personal distractions or family struggles that seem to be impossible to resolve? No matter what you do or say, the distractions and struggles remain. Some fester like mental poison, stealing your happiness and preventing READ MORE