‘SUICIDE’ & ‘THE NIGHT IS NOT DARK’ (POEMS BY YUSUFF UTHMAN ADEKOLA)

Suicide First, the mind dies, leaves life, but returns as a zombie covered in festering wounds of thoughts. Then, so the world does not weep before their time to weep, the lips carry a smile invisibly sprawling. Finally, it’s time. Cut! Lamentations and blames begin to run berserk. Ah-ah-ah… The zombie is gone. And the… Continue reading ‘SUICIDE’ & ‘THE NIGHT IS NOT DARK’ (POEMS BY YUSUFF UTHMAN ADEKOLA)

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CHUKWUEMEKA AKACHI: AN AFRICAN KNOWS NO DEPRESSION – (COMMENTARY BY OPPONG CLIFFORD BENJAMIN)

So the brilliant and successful Nigerian writer, Chukwuemeka Akachi died in suicide and I am not moaning. Akachi had nothing in life to trade for life. He was only waiting on death to come for him. But when death wasn’t coming for him, he rather ran to embrace it. He needed to end it all.… Continue reading CHUKWUEMEKA AKACHI: AN AFRICAN KNOWS NO DEPRESSION – (COMMENTARY BY OPPONG CLIFFORD BENJAMIN)