YOU DON’T NEED SADNESS TO WRITE GOOD POEMS: A NOTE BY ADEBAYO KOLAWOLE SAMUEL 

This idea that the best pieces of poetry always come from sadness or brokenness or some inner chaos isn’t true at all. Because of this wrong ideology, many intentionally put themselves in precarious situations. They conjure sadness for themselves even when that isn’t true about them. They deliberately set their...

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50 REASONS TO READ BOOKS

Some of us are have not read books in weeks, months, years and even decades. Oftentimes, it is not that we don’t have books or the money to buy them. We just simply have not given ourselves enough reason to want to read. That is why we want to share...

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WRITING POETRY: 22 2S BREAKDOWN

  The poem, 22 2s was inspired by a song by one of the greatest rappers of all time; Jay-Z. In his debut album, Reasonable Doubt, there’s a song by the same title. In it, Jay Z does something similar, using alternate versions of the word ‘two’ twenty-two times. That...

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