Category Archives : Poetry

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

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

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

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

Our Clarion Call
Our Clarion Call

Hopes were shot high, By the arrows of prattle words Echoes of the promise-land filled the air; Choking all atoms of doubt in the heart of all Near that victorious cry, Stood our laughter of defeat; For our independence unleashed, READ MORE

20

Jul

Filling Feelings
Filling Feelings

  Most times, the things that give fulfilment comes from within. We ain’t empty vessels, we are all here for a purpose, cause deep inside of us lie priceless gifts unwrapped. We all have our places here. Until we begin READ MORE