THE AFRICAN PARENT by Kuti Israel Ifeoluwa

The African Parent… Incomparable are their good deeds with uncountable knowledge acquired without a slate. Creating proverbs without a tutor, They teach their children the culture they’ve acquired. The children are at ease living in their environment, The African parent share the joy, passion, love, hatred and excitement. She enters...

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POET’S PEN by Osoba Taiwo Peter

Poet’s pen bleed For all to read It bleed word Sharper than sword This pen of mine Dine in words wine It openly chastised Not even in disguise It create awareness To those in darkness To embrace the light And know the wrong from right It word message To those...

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OFFICERS IN BLACK by Ijalusi Oluwatola Samuel

Black shirt on black britches Black belts fastened around waist Black shoes on feet Black beret belled Insignia on shoulders V-Badges of red With sticks and guns Arrived in troops Suspect now aware Stacks gift to bid farewell A True welcome for them Voooom! We heard Gone, they are all...

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148 by Lebile Melt Tosin

148 not just a number Not the winning vote of Nigeria Or the lotto grand prize But lives that depart the nation I so much treasure The gone numbers The lost futures 148 litres of my blood Would send me to grave 148 strands of my hair make a difference...

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THE CHILD IS A CLOTHE by Ayoola Olanrewaju

This regalia fades with time The search is a breath in a clothe A breathless clothe is a breed of nakedness And a shame that is ashamed. Edun is biting hard the lime She slights her breasts with a loathe This beggar is hopeless and homeless Now she has twins...

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