Category Archives : Aloud

18

Apr

Enforcing a positive mindset and shutting out negative thoughts is important to get ahead in today’s world, where we are exposed to a lot of negatives daily. Subconsciously, these negative elements begin to plant themselves in our within us, which READ MORE

15

Apr

Grow You
Grow You

  Living in a world where we wake up each morning to new innovations and improvements on how things were, just a night before shows beyond every reasonable doubt that life is ever changing. Phases fade out, because even life READ MORE

02

Apr

If Life Was A Dream- By- Onyilo Theresa

Sometimes I wish this reality was a dream, then I would force myself awake Awake from this cruel reality, a reality so cruel it can damage humanity, all of it!  If reality was a dream, I would awake from beholding READ MORE

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

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

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

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