THE GARMENT THAT FITS by Bijimi Daniel Meindous

The garment that fits who can find it It gently covers the wearers nakedness And generously provide protection from unfavourable weather Draws admires eyes and trigger their complements The garment that fits, who can find it The first garment caught my eye as it hanged on the wall with splendour...

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COCKCROW AT NOON

Title: COCKCROW AT NOON Author: EMMANUEL INEDU Genre: Poetry Pages: 97 Publisher: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Year of Publication: 2015 ISBN: 978-978-949-469-9 Awards: nil BLURB: In ‘Cockcrow at Noon’ you will witness laughter, despondency, wailings, lamentations, sheer amazement,, naivety, nostalgia, hope, life and an over whelming interface between life and...

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AMALGAMATION OF PAINS by Bada Yusuf Amoo

Green and white detribalised our existence Our grumblings are more private than public Alas! Our ears have been listened to dialogues Will writers present a collective opinion? While the nation’s children live together Like children of unknown concubines Fighting for the rights of their mothers Would the writers watch? Men...

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WAR by Ganiyu Mohi Adedare

Red-Rider Who again is soaring the walls of war after the death of soldiers? Who will show us how swords and guns turned the dusk to nightly behavior and erased the power of blood shedded on ground that birds could drink and live upon. Who shall wake us when the...

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DIARY OF A SOLDIER AT WAR by Kujembola Oluwaseun

Yesterday, we remembered the victors and conquerors; Today, we remember the vanquished and conquered. Yesterday, we danced in the rain; Today, we embrace the cold. Yesterday, our echoes were of happiness of victory savored. Yesterday, we rent the air with fists of godly mortals. Only yesterday, smiles devoured faces despite...

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THE SEA by Mayor Jake

  THE SEA The fishes are trembling yet, fearless. Intrepid sets of fishes. Hungry waters, moving to and fro maliciously, for its own seizes. Eagerly awaiting the careless aquatics in its fullness of strength. Sea; galore, breaking down catches to forms for ample seizure. Escaping nets, the fishes began. Scattering...

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FEET OF KNIVES by Michael Achile Umameh

When the drab drum of winter dies of the weight of warmth spring’s dewy fingers; feet full of knives; icicles rising and descending a cold caress on an erect skeleton of shivering hermits grating through lauds. From the hell-mouth of a heater, God’s breathing burning bush rings the sweet sound...

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