‘WHEN?’ BY NYUWEM GOODNESS NYUWEM

As I wandered down idle paths in thoughtful solitudity, Numerous, the perturbations that accosted my mind. How did we raise a crater that evades sheer congruity? For a people we were, of love, peace and a sturdy bind. Amidst a babel of languages, I felt one reverberation, Like mad echoes...

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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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