CONTRABAND LOVE by Ebuka Chudwin

He horse-rides into my dream every night Carrying sprinkles of stars on his polished armor-my diamond knight He would join me in the water bed-not minding And we swim till the morning When I wake with my pants wet and dripping But back in reality, he never returns my stare...

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I WANT CHANGE by Osho Samuel Adetunji

Holders clasp light like a prisoner! Darkness stares me in the face, With a choir of generators groaning, I want change! Thieves coronated as Chiefs, With pockets heavy with greed, Rode men like horses! I want change! Our crude made us rude brothers! Slaying compatriots with scarcity! Yet it is...

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MOTHER(LAND)’S CANCER

Mother(land) has cancer So deep it has eaten her Once a tall, robust woman Now a gaunt, frail frame Of her diseased breasts we drink full Then turn to make forlorn faces At the fragrance from our farts Resulting from feeding of her soured milk Written by: Benson David

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NIGERIA

I saw Nigeria from a new light not the beautiful black woman with wonderful Earthen features that lured the snow folks into her green haven I saw her as a mad hen so mad the lioness bewares of her her feathers are shelters holding Nations ten times her size she...

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