Monthly Archives: June 2016

Made Men – HAKEEM ENESI MOMOH

Words that sends cold shivers, down the spine of men Looks that send children – under bed Grunting hearts craves for deaths Advertisements

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The System

The last trickle of hope slowly dies out As the bars are fastened into place Tears stream from their faces,a silent shout As the convicts are left to their fate

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Phases – ELISHA SEYITAN

At first it seems obscure Consequently the Gay nature Hold sway of our words, thought But when nature in combat form Comes knocking on the door Of our earthly existence We begin to find ways to wrestle

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Just Like My Daddy – ANAS ABDULWAHEED

People said am just like my daddy I am also welcomed, loved by my mummy More than just adored they called me ‘honey’ I owe them for all their sacrifice to make me They said am more than just like … Continue reading

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Abominable – TOBI DAVIES

“Foluke! Foluke!! Foluke!!!” Mr. Timi shouted to get the attention of his wife. She refused to answer from the backyard where she sat piling groundnuts to sell. She knew it was Folarin’s usual noise whenever he began to have his … Continue reading

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Gold Digger 101: How To Know She Just Wants Your Money

Love is a good feeling when it is true and every man likes to wine and dine with his woman, making her feel special and loved. However in the course of carrying out his many duties, he also has to … Continue reading

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Opportunity For Young African Writers: Apply For The Gerald Kraak Award

If you’re a journalist, academic, blogger, poet or photographer and you have work that explores themes gender, sexuality, and human rights, you can apply for the Gerald Kraak Awards.

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When Aunty Power Bows To Uncle Authority

Have you ever for once in your life sat down to think of how unhappy you would be if you couldn’t do half the things you can now? Sometimes, I begin to ask the “what if” question.  “What if I … Continue reading

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Now That You Are Here – Episode Thirteen (A Tale Of Deception, Betrayal And Murder)

Excerpt from Episode 12 “I can explain Halima, just listen to me, please.” She wriggled out of his embrace. “Get out now! I don’t want to see you Muyiwa, get the hell out of my house,” she screamed.  Muyiwa tried … Continue reading

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Poetry Play #46

Samuel Oluwatobi Olatunji and Del Butterfly S: Every night, I pray I pray to be able to pluck you from the tree of my dreams Into the reality of my world D: Every morn, I wish to wake into your … Continue reading

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