REMINISCENCE by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

In Memory of Christopher Okigbo Do you recall Unspeakable episodes Of many drooling memories This nation nested in her bosom How this country murdered The fraternity of people bound by nation? Do you recall The fallen anti-hero, Whose valour clung desperately To the rope of hope, Who forsook his pen...

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THE CUP by Kingsley U. Ayistar

Drink! Drink of the bridal juice That soothes the thirst of bachelorhood Sway! To the drumbeat of matrimony, To the dynamics of love That angels will never know… Put on the ‘natif’ of fatherhood And brace the tree of family… for Age tastes better with a good wife The favor...

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EPIDERMIS by Efe Ogufere

Beneath your skin, Dark and lovely connubial vials Hold ancient songs buried in liquid deep A serenade in the Serengeti A sunrise on distant hills Shedding light on black and white A myriad of hopes drown in murky waters As my soul holds yours against the tides We are the...

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1967 by Ololade Akinlabi

(About Nigeria civil war and it consequences) Yesterday was lost along our memorial path, It was the day we lost without defeat; We killed our sons as roasted chickens, They were bitterly sweet along the oesophagus. Today, we croaked our throats to vomit poisons, Poisonus poisons in yesterday’s meal. For...

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