13

Mar

WHAT IS IN YOUR HAND?- By- Nonso Nnabuife

  The priest spoke the word The people heard the word, And for the first time, the potent word- Affected this vulnerable world… See water pour hopelessly on Stones, And marrows slowly leaving the bones Everything massively loosing their forms, READ MORE

08

Mar

My One True Love -By- Chiagoziem Odirionye

Where have you been? I searched the highest mountain top, Calling for you but no response Oh! please tell me where are you. I searched the lowest seas and sands of the earth, yet no response, heart-broken and silent in READ MORE

07

Mar

The World Through Your Eyes -By-Momoh Joy

  My love, let me see the world through your eyes. Show me those scars and tell me their origin. Why is your voice laced with so much fear? Why do you have a hard time trusting? why do you READ MORE

21

Feb

Waves of My Heart -By- Nonso Nnabuife
Waves of My Heart -By- Nonso Nnabuife

Sing for me a song, The lyrics to which I long for Beloved let me feel among, Today I am no longer a whore Write for me a verse, The words of which I’d die for Make me the chosen READ MORE

04

Feb

Dealing With Disappointments: Rise!

There is this weakness that comes with failing. One cannot really tell if it’s that kind of ‘general body weakness’ or something that goes beyond. Something inexplicable. That kind of feeling that makes one feel static, with little or no READ MORE

29

Jan

For Productivity: Slay From Inside Out!
For Productivity: Slay From Inside Out!

In a world flooded with so much negativities here and there, it’s high time we realized that in order for us not to become like lost balls in the high weeds, we have to maintain certain personal standards and values READ MORE

31

Dec

A Merry Season -By- Chikadibia

Our already cracked-dry lips, Skin as white and pale -as in the colour,white. Dusty-dry wind travels in and out of our nostrils, Almost tasteful. Hazy fog in the mornings,tell our untold stories; Our story of Chicken and Rice. Excitement grows READ MORE

26

Dec

It is only passion, dream, aspiration  and wit that makes life worth living. Even if you find your passion late in life,  don’t let it go,  pursue it with all your being. I have looked for many excuses to live in READ MORE

22

Dec

HELP THE STRONG TOO- By- ONI GODWIN TOYOSI

The communication of the faux notion that depressed people do not speak up prior to committing suicide should not be solely used to cajole them into speaking up. That assertion, when deeply looked into, suggests that the vulnerability of the READ MORE

28

Nov

THE STORY IN MY HEAD (II)- By- Emmiasky Ojex

I look down and I don’t recognize myself I tried hard, To push my legs to go fast but I guess theirs were faster than mine Pushed, To the wall of a filthy building All I heard were ripples I READ MORE

27

Nov

Everyone Fights -By- OBIECHEFU CHINONSO

There is always a fight for everyone If you choose not to fight You never come into the light. People may say don’t bite more than you can chew Others may say it’s not necessary to fight, Little wonder life READ MORE

23

Nov

This Is Me-By- Ibanga Emem

Do not blame me because I turn blue skies, purple The world is bored of her color; she barely looks at them anymore and smile Don’t point fingers at me because I dream I sing out loud, hopping on your READ MORE

22

Nov

FOREVER AND A DAY AFTER-By- KEVWE EFE

She was scared, scared of the unknown.  At least, she knew she was scared of being alone. Scared of doing things alone. She’d always tell him what she wanted to do, always ask for his consent, they’d always do stuff READ MORE

21

Nov

We Should All Be Writers-By-John Chizoba Vincent

(FACEBOOK WRITERS’ PHENOMENON) In many cities of the world, especially the under developing countries, writers have been subject of abuse, neglect, exploitation and even in extreme cases murdered by evil critics who don’t even  critique constructively. These writers, expected mirrors READ MORE

20

Nov

Staved -By- Abdullah Atteh Lateefat

Listen, Our people. Our people, Listen! What we have to say to you! That you may know; You have long been deaf, And you have been blinded- By the mockery In the eyes  Of those ‘Culture thieves’. They who have READ MORE

16

Nov

Delight pondereth my soul in the outermost paths Found between the complexity of thoughts; Diverse immersion of yesteryears Dreaming it’s reality to the crumble presence of constrained existence, Oh! How I wished and longed that the fourscore, Double fourscore was READ MORE

08

Nov

IF YOURE READING THIS -By- JOSHUA WILCOX

He was desperate. So desperate he thought he could tear himself apart limb by limb without feeling an iota of pain. The continuous noise from the clock in a room this big was enough to tell it all. His endless READ MORE

03

Nov

WHY BOOKS MIGHT RUIN YOU- By-Mathias Bright

Yesterday, at a press conference, while I was waiting for the keynote speaker of the conference, I met a new friend who is also a journalist. Having exchanged pleasantries and accepted our fates to have been delayed by the organizers READ MORE

30

Oct

Jarres Roads & Strong Hearts- By-Chikadibia
Jarres Roads & Strong Hearts- By-Chikadibia

Lagos, The city that never sleeps, Always on the move, Either sitting  still, or standing, Always on the move. In all of her gloriousness, She’s that woman with wild big eyes. Uncombed hair, deep voice, wide nose. A scowl on READ MORE

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