Category Archives : Aloud

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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

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

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

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

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

29

Jun

Conquerable -By- Mo Mukti
Conquerable -By- Mo Mukti

Beams and light emitting diodes through faints of attraction. I couldn’t withstand their blinding reflection. You stood out from the crowd of façade and fallacy. Others are judging, you are on fine and pretty place. Where in this world can READ MORE

22

Feb

Adora-an orphan’s tale By- Pa Shakespeare
Adora-an orphan’s tale By- Pa Shakespeare

 Godwin Henry Osaigbovo (Pa Shakespeare)🔔 Here’s a soul that has the capacity to feel everything so deeply, cutting through the crust of words unspoken. A being that understands even the language of silence and hears when the eyes speak. Pa READ MORE

20

Feb

The Neighbour’s Story

Life is too short to stay too long around those who make you feel less of yourself”- @edenbenibo #Breakaway Inspired by: The Neighbour’s story. …it’s annoying to see people who -stab you And ask why you are bleeding -starve you READ MORE