FOR YOU, TASMANIA by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

(For the extinct human group: Tasmania Aborigenes) I heard the geckos sing – a fairy tale As they traverse the walls of forgotten memories: Love has forgotten you, O Tasmania For you have outgrown nature This was you, Tasmania: Flower of the sun-rising – blossom inits youthful age Little periwinkle...

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DARK CLOUDS by Mfon Udoudo

Where do the clouds kiss the hills? When does dusk kiss the dawn? It’s the point of the deals The point where they fawn Gently, slowly, the plant buds Morning, and it blooms In thick, in thin, it weathers the muds In seasons, nature grooms The whirlwind blows hard Dusts...

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THIS DREAM TALKS by Yugo Gabriel Egboluche

Walk me, feed me! Bare, starved, stifled in this temple, I lay stagnant with abilities shrouded in vile expectations. Won’t find rest, in your resist, to walk me through a burst into being, for purpose made that I fulfil for humankind – through your mortal self riddled with doubt, in...

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THE MUTINY OF THE DEAD by Adeosun Pelumi

The wilted branch of the willow tree Drooped, touching her headstone with its tender fingers, The browning grasses and the primroses stood like A thousand soldiers, ever watchful and protective of her realm, They were her friends and her only companions The muffled silence and the mournful wails of the...

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NATURE by Eseohe Pearl Ebhota

The clouds glide slowly in the sky. The sun gazes From behind the clouds Smiling eerily. The trees dance beautifully To music of the wind Listen to the birds As they sing melodiously. Standing by the ocean I was dumbfounded Watching as the waves Tumbled fiercely, fighting for supremacy. From...

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