A SLEEPER’S TESTAMENT by Oluwaseyi Olatunji

To have lived, laughed and loved, Dipped in life’s lucky dip, Trusted the truth and in it’s light have walked, Yet, had moments of savoury blip. To have tilled and toiled the earth, Earned from endless hustle and bustle, Lonely, longing for an hearth, A home for when hustle wears...

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TWO-FACED “IGP” by Victor Igiri

doctored or un-doctored, black or white, he is only human for though the sun kings today, tomorrow shall be the moon’s. lies or truths; we deserve some white words so we can appease our souls and boycott the many laughters of the human race; pistol dukes. we are all lunatics...

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REVIEW: PAMILERIN ‘GIVES A VOICE TO STRANGE THOUGHTS’ IN MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS

TITLE: MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS AUTHOR: PAMILERIN JACOB GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 100 PUBLISHERS: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHM YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-963-998-4 REVIEWER:  Oyindamola Shoola Without doubt, Pamilerin Jacob is a phenomenal writer whose words cut through many norms that have gotten too comfortable in Nigeria. He...

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PAINSTAKING REALITY VS. HEARTWARMING CLICHÉS: A WRITER’S IMAGINATION MUST NOT ALWAYS BE SHAPED BY LIFE’S SAD REALITIES’ by OMOTAYO KOLEOSHO

I grew up reading tons of books, and as time went on, I discovered that a lot of them followed the same pattern. The prince always married a poor commoner, or vice versa; the player always fell for the one who wasn’t interested and several other scenarios. One thing that...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2018 [MAY] ‘THE COUNTRY OF MY DREAM’

Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers invites poets from Nigeria, Africa and all over the world to enter their poems for the May 2018 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC)  themed: ‘THE COUNTRY OF MY DREAM’.  In this month’s edition, entrants are expected to write about the country of...

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CHIMAMANDA’S AMERICANAH IS AN ENCHANTING TALE, ENCIRCLING EVERYDAY’S LIFE

Title: Americanah Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Genre: Prose Fiction Publisher: Farafina Year of Publication: 2013 ISBN: 978- 978-51084-3-9 No. of Pages: 477 Reviewer: Nket Godwin It is no doubt, Chimamanda’s narrative prowess. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half Of A Yellow Sun, The Thing Around Your Neck, etc, has emerged with another intriguing, fascinating,...

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TAKE ACTION by Mayor Jake

Listen friend, Get your butt on the seat. Let me tell you how to creep and how to keep. Let me show you how to jump those bars And how to make use of your compass in life. Then you will stir through it once and for all. You can...

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