SONG OF A VIRGIN by Lebile Melt Tosin

the first time I laid my eyes on you you are like a treasure buried in my desert I wish I felt butterfly in my tommy but instead your rose of sunlight romance my face your smile captivate my world until I remembered the word of maami that the handsome...

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LET US MAKE LOVE by Joshua Levites

Let us make love, Just the two of us. We should light up their various eyes With the liveliness of our intimacy Let me passionately hold you Tight In my arms. Your neck, Fitting into my willing palm. Let my hand rest On your gracious curves As I tickle your...

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TO LOVE A GIRL… by Olufunmilola Olubunmi Adeniran

It’s an impossible thing to tell a boy not to love a girl Impossible to train his stuttering lips to speak or still the ticking of his heart when a dam breaks within him and his blood rages like an untamed river Impossible to say the least to slow the...

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AGBEKE by Tosin Rock

Agbeke, thinking of past times i cannot but venerate you, my faithful friend you have shared with me memories of times good and of bad times every moment with you is bliss. regardless of my blunders, of which i always tell her, she is yet to refuse me, her love...

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PARALLEL LINES MYTH by Morenikeji Oloye

“Ada, that boy is not good for you!” Mama Ada lamented. “Aren’t there enough beautiful Hausa maidens for you to make your choice?” Mustapha’s brother interjected. “He’s the one I want, mama.” “Yaya, nagode! I have made my choice already.” Truth be told, if parallel lines had a mind of...

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MY STRENGTH IS IN YOU by Adedokun Seyi

I am my own chariot and warrior Winning battles without collecting enemies’ lots It is queasy If my quiver is full of breathless warriors What sound of gong is sweet for the dance? As you stepdown from the cloudy hilltop Let cavalry full your pocket And your shoes like the...

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MY DIRTY DAY DREAMS by Ademigbuji Aishat

Hello future husband. I saw you in my dreams to day. Not night dreams though. In my dreams, you are an artist. A are painter/ photographer. We somewhere and we got talking. You were scared…so was I. you gave me one of your paintings, the look on your face suggested...

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THE CUP by Kingsley U. Ayistar

Drink! Drink of the bridal juice That soothes the thirst of bachelorhood Sway! To the drumbeat of matrimony, To the dynamics of love That angels will never know… Put on the ‘natif’ of fatherhood And brace the tree of family… for Age tastes better with a good wife The favor...

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