While reading this text, you don’t get the feeling of a patronising, self-absorbed preacher talking down at his congregation but of a forgiving preacher who realizes he is as vulnerable to weakness as a human as much as the reader.
The Illuminant has moral and didactic lessons. The poet is almost like a seer who is trying to align mankind with morality.
In this book, the corporate world is laid bare and stripped of its mysteries through the keen eyes of a resolute and resourceful observer. You’d be surprised at how much you are not maximizing your potentials in your career until you meet this book.
Okorie’s The Men That Couldn’t Love Me did a great job in torturing the reader, while creatively exploring a lover’s endless cycle of wanting despite not being wanted: imagine reading “I want you” in different languages and other words for about a thousand times.
A Boy’s Tears on Earth’s Tongue is a collection of timeless poems, masterfully written by a mind that is in alignment with existential and essentialist values of human experience
For me, in ‘I Burn Incenses before Sleep’, Ezenwa-Ohaeto reached a height of honesty, passion and vulnerability, one that flawlessly implements its didactics and has the power to affect people, things and systems that we hold on to religiously.