Monthly Archives: July 2016

When Love Fails

They say love is blind, they say love is life. They say love heals all, they say love makes whole. They say when you love, you live. They say love is smooth, they say love births the heart peace. They … Continue reading

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Poetry Play #56

Samuel Oluwatobi Olatunji and Torera S: You thought you would find flies Making malodorous melody into ears But what you met was simply a ceramic whiteness As if the toilet was God’s dwelling place T: Welcoming white seat like a … Continue reading

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Unilag for Humanity Pic-fic Series: Dilemma of a Lagos Fine Boy – OLUWATOSIN MORUNFOLU

Waking to the hustle and bustle of the day, I jostled my way through the surging crowd waiting to jump into any available bus in order to get to their destinations. I could not wait to see my babe. Finally, … Continue reading

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Who Are You? – OWOEYE JESULOBA

This is a topic that I have always wanted to talk about so really, who are you? If it takes you more than a minute to answer that, or perhaps you don’t even know how to, you are not alone. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Secret – IFEANYI IKECHUKWU DANIEL

Our mother was not the kind of woman you talked back at. You could not look her in the eye when she spoke, could not smile when she made a grammatical error. She was the mother, whom when you had … Continue reading

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Poetry Play #55

Samuel Oluwatobi Olatunji and Zeynab   S: I carry your heart in my hands like a China cup That must not kiss the ground And from it I taste the sweet tea of love every morning Z: I wake up … Continue reading

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Alhaja – GOLDENWRITER TOLU

Alhaja, Oh Alhaja, what a funny girl She made the boys fall for her deep like water in a well The Lads would admire from afar how her body would jingle like a bell; She made all the boys want … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Wind – ALLI OLUMOROTI

Time stills Cold and silent A rush of cold blood to the head Barely breathing Falling apart at the helm of my soul The pain is deep It can’t be reached A soul that needs a surgery

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Writer’s Block – TORERA ADESINA

Pen to paper hovering Full mind Unfiltered thoughts Wordless anguish Torn sheets Over and over Expressionless

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The Salvation – SAMSON OLOYEDE

For all have sinned . . . Can thou abound in sin and . . . O come ye forth, my sinful lover Let’s reason together Though thy sins be red as my visitor I shall cleanse them as white … Continue reading

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