Poetry by Hauwa

to the light that left before dawn: i am thinking of you, wondering why chicks break away from eggs, and wander far into blind roads leaving shells discarded and crushed to blend eternally with earth the landmarks that define the city of loss? the hills, and slopes, and curves, they reveal themselves day after day … Continue reading Poetry by Hauwa

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THE GODS| Poetry by Femi-oladeji Makanjuola [Maximilian Kastro (M.K)]

THE GODS Were you not there, when my daughter was passed around like a rumour, one camp to another, searching for her lost mother. Were you not there, when my daughter was torn from under by so-called brothers of the area, who anointed her stomach with their body oil. Were you not there, when she … Continue reading THE GODS| Poetry by Femi-oladeji Makanjuola [Maximilian Kastro (M.K)]

God speaks in forms and shadows| poetry by D. E Benson

God speaks in forms and shadows I did not fall from the sky or sprout from the depth of a sea --Servio Gbadamosi (Testament) God speaks in forms and I am a shadow in the likeness of thunder   A shadow is the other nature of God and when the sun rides the day men … Continue reading God speaks in forms and shadows| poetry by D. E Benson

ghost writer| poetry by Akuchie Ifeanyi Michael.

ghost writer peculiar feeling stirs up redundant fingers; blank mind becomes a pool of priceless tales waiting to be drawn and fed to the world. sometimes, i am empty carrying myself with the grace of a barrel of echoes. other times, i am a river pouring out the mouth of a pen; black or blue, … Continue reading ghost writer| poetry by Akuchie Ifeanyi Michael.