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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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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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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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