Category Archives: POETRY

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Pray

I used to be the wide eyed kid Sitting on the front row of that white pew Committing to memory, the words preached Fervently hoping when the trumpet sounds, I’m among the selected few To make it through those pearly … Continue reading

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Farewell – FAKOYA SALAMOT

From the scratch, We never knew How time flew Being together Is like forever But never mind, We would live

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Stereotypes – OZIOMA OKAFOR

I once thought all apples were green until I saw a red one I once thought all peppers were red until I saw a green one I once thought all boards were black until I came across a white one … Continue reading

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Milk And Honey – SOLOMON UHIARA

My mind is tinted by vagueness surrendering its will but a vivid sensual orchestra of gentle moaning music Your crispy black body entangles mine, letting the sweet excitement therein linger on On top the roof, the hemisphere of our lovemaking, … Continue reading

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Colour – OZIOMA OKAFOR

I was like that black and white picture hung on the wall Devoid of colour but contented with my loneliness Then you came along And brought colour to my life I was all shades of bright And happy with my … Continue reading

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The Stranger’s Path – ANAS ABDULWAHEED

I found my Solace on the stranger’s way Seen my true love on a stranger’s face Found my comfort on the stranger’s path Was happy with the stranger all day Moving on out of conviction and depression Coming forth with … Continue reading

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Tragedy Begets

A crown made of darkness he wears atop his head Pearls of tears adorn her neck Racing heart beats yet he is dead She smiles on the outside to hide the inner wreck Tragedy begets them like a fine garment … Continue reading

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A World Without Peace – FAKOYA SALAMOT

Envision A world without peace The earth would puff and cough like an engine Tired of going any further She would seek her mother But where would she be? For she is in need In need indeed! Then she begins … Continue reading

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I Believe

I believe in the moon, stars and planets They bring peace to my heart I believe in stolen kisses and long hugs The remembrance of young love they associate with I believe in road trips and family dinners The sense … Continue reading

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I Know You Like Me – OWOEYE IFEOLUWA ESTHER

Look, I know say you like me Your heart skip every time I say nice things See, my bobo wey dey shy since maybe fate don say we can’t find this But see, I’m a kind of classy girl I … Continue reading

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