Category Archives: POETRY

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Kiss Me Through The Phone – ELISHA SEYITAN

I wonder what have become of the present day relationships We no longer wait for those carefully beautifully written letters of our loved ones They have been replaced with instant messaging Those letters reflected true emotions You do not need … Continue reading

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In Wait

You who are in the black pit drowning Letting the salty water take you and your bones under Your soul is trapped in the beyond You scream aloud, foaming your mouth You drain colorful tears and as the swirling dancing … Continue reading

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I – AKEWUSOLA HABIB

History flow Generation tap Alphabetical tablet Manuscript target Enlighten racket Swing to life, back to casket. As a child is born Rice begin to burn

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Mother Asaya

BEFORE YOU, mother Asaya, In Khaki I stand; Before your bushy presence, A prodigal Feeding on yam and bean, Lost in your Parade Under your scorching sun I wait In my jungle boots, Soldiers for the march At commands of … Continue reading

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Afternoon Mosquito – AKEWUSOLA HABIB

Age cannot save you Death might not pain you, Can mad claim disable So a king claim disciple, Argument on reputation Title war 365 rotation Thinking for a free Dreaming make believe, Philanthropic giant Man-made idea Biased anthony Litigate between … Continue reading

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For You – FAKOYA SALAMOT

For you And if you depart From our fastened belt And we would shed sad joy For the coach we discern May abscond You may leave

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Lo, I Am With You Always – OZIOMA OKAFOR

She thought she was all alone on this journey This Journey of living Endless heartbreaks has torn her heart apart Betrayal is something she has come to live with She couldn’t trust anyone, not even herself The future was bleak … Continue reading

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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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