MERCHANTS OF TRUTH: by Awa Chigozie Jerome

The people’s silence curled around a thorn caressing the walls of their tongues a caveat dressed in blood maiming their tongues with rods painted in colours of fire from bravery,their songs paid homeage to graveyards whistled serenades for the bones and elegies painted in white guarded the cemetry merchants of truth sell our minds like… Continue reading MERCHANTS OF TRUTH: by Awa Chigozie Jerome

CRIES FROM SOWETO: by Ayodeji A. Adeyemi

Cries from Soweto Ashes to ashes dust to dust when shall we stop ubieting our bald sons? or when shall we cease nursing our uglified rape victims? songs of sorrow has escaped our bruised lips the nation’s dirge sobs strong with salty fluids from heavy eyes cries became our antiphon before the open earth we… Continue reading CRIES FROM SOWETO: by Ayodeji A. Adeyemi

BAGA: by Mesioye Affable Johnson

Silly season of human seasonings Perceived in seasoning of human killings, Fear,now what everyone must cook under Perhaps,fresh flesh be made lunch for trigger. Morrow’s morrow laid under dying dreams On suffocating stance of pale today From collated gasping hiccups,sans beams Void victory but nightmares during the day. Boko men have casted evil shadows Again,on… Continue reading BAGA: by Mesioye Affable Johnson

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A WISP OF MEMORY: by Peter Jokoh

Fun filled days of my yesterpast How I wished it would forever last Thunders didn’t rumble when we met But something more than natural we did felt Back then when uniforms were compulsory Being together eased the worry Fate dropped a twig on your path Wasn’t your fault, just life’s unfair impact You told me… Continue reading A WISP OF MEMORY: by Peter Jokoh