A MAVERICK’S DREAM by Alabi Muheez Ajibola

I dream, I hope, I wonder If we can make this world a utopia But, whenever I look hither or yonder My expectation always falter Because since inception Whether unknowingly or with intentions Man has been a perfect destruction To the impeccable works of creation This brute hitherto, has continued...

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INSIDE ME by Akinyemi Abdulmalik

Inside me, I could hear the sound Of fire munching dry woods; I could see rebellious sparks Breaking from embers. The ashes are afloat; My sight is foggy; All I could see Is the dying twinkle of a tiny spark. What was said to the sun To make it rise...

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IF by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

If I am the indispensable dust, I’d throw up any lifeless flesh That gets interred inside me. If I am the unwavering wind, I’d cease my daily escapades, Probably retire for a jiffy. If I am the ever grinning sun, I’d just repress my effervescence, So that my rays won’t...

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CHILDHOOD ROSES by Paul Chiwude

When we become old grannies and age disrupts our memories, Let us remember our napkins and where we began our stories. When we become youths and pushed by peers to make wrong choices, Let us remember our upbringings and flee away from the sweet oasis. When we become husbands and...

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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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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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WHAT IS BEST by Samuel Sijuade

Way, way round the world Roll, roll snow the ball Run, run race the wind Warp, warp beats the storm Slow, slow moves the snail Sit, and I shall tell you which is easy -much more which is best Way, way, round the world Skip, skip, miss a step And...

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BATTLESHIP by Oyediran Babajide

Half cast don’t claim black cast They are naturally cast The light among the crowd The victorious in battleship The float in a ship sinkingI wonder why I don’t sleep at night I realized it is the battleship Off-guard  in the middle of the night I lay my head to sleep...

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