THE INTRUDER by Ewuola Damilola Michael

I saw the mist kissing the mountains Stroking it gently with soft airy hands Whispering tales of love As the envious sun intruded. Reluctant to wake: The trees sweat—cold sweat Reminiscing the night that hurried away When it heard the footsteps of dawn Galloping from the east. Indeed the moon...

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CROCO WORLD by Larry Onokpite

I am never thirsty I gave up that chance hastily I do not regret this sacrifice Everything would suffice King of fluids High class residence of water Peacefully inhale juice to a nap Liquid plentiful; life beautiful Satisfaction will remain our master Mattering not you marine or earthly We are...

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RETURN OF THE HADES by Gideon Abowha

Blood in the eyes Brawny men occupying all sides Children cries Mothers being whipped Adversity made his way amidst Travails travelled down A lonely dark world Full of pains Where I called “The land of the dead” The hades. Hades A no mans land Where ghost consist Like an halloween...

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WHAT IS MAN by Joshua Levites

What is man without joy in his world, Holding his hand in turbulence, Cheering him to serene laughter Even to the face of an angry life? What is man without strength To rise on his feet and bear his cross, Amidst mockeries from the challenges Aiming to break his bent...

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THIRD WORLD WAR by Gideon Abowha

*Third World War* _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ Children cry Militias smile Paying price Human flesh torn; lost souls Helter skelter we went. _Whuuh!_ _Whuuh!_ _Yeeh!_ _Yeeh!_ Women screamed loudly Wrappers flew off skirts World revolve in perplexity All seems like a complexity. Men cowardly pointing tommy guns We;...

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FOR YOU, TASMANIA by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

(For the extinct human group: Tasmania Aborigenes) I heard the geckos sing – a fairy tale As they traverse the walls of forgotten memories: Love has forgotten you, O Tasmania For you have outgrown nature This was you, Tasmania: Flower of the sun-rising – blossom inits youthful age Little periwinkle...

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DARK CLOUDS by Mfon Udoudo

Where do the clouds kiss the hills? When does dusk kiss the dawn? It’s the point of the deals The point where they fawn Gently, slowly, the plant buds Morning, and it blooms In thick, in thin, it weathers the muds In seasons, nature grooms The whirlwind blows hard Dusts...

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