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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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To The One That Made Me Love Again – ADEDAYO ADEMOKOYA

  The earth turned red and I was drenched with terror. Helplessly waiting and hopelessly expecting. Having faith like the biblical mustard seed, hoping that everything would be alright. Suddenly, the dove of my heart descending from the celestial body, … Continue reading

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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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The Chronicles Of Ade Abel Episode 6 – DA JANDY

Excerpt from episode 5: Fast forward to two weeks later, it was finally time for Ade to return to the big city and discuss the job offer which Mr. Etim had for him. Ade wasted no time in heading back to … Continue reading

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Late Night Conversations

It was a perfect evening for taking a stroll. The paths leading to the Reserve were a rustling carpet of golden leaves and the air hung heavy with the smell of dry bush and bonfires. Perry and I walked in … 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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The Home Coming

The long limbs of twilight played a slow game of police-catch-thief with the last signs of daylight. The sun had not risen when he left Lagos.  A medley of bad roads which were a fixture of bloated government budgets, and … 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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Bonnie And Clyde

I woke up that morning feeling listless and particularly homesick. It was August and the morning had fully unfurled out of the foggy night, with the painful sun piercing through the window panes and tearing the light curtains to strike … Continue reading

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