‘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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PLATEAU BLEEDS by Victor Igiri

Throw JOS some black lit candles. Again we write more chapters in our ‘book of bloods’ with the narratives, an heritage for distant tongues to tell whose skins are unpeeled by cowry demons, but bruised as Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Adamawa, Kaduna, Zamfara,… and more to come. I hear that there...

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M.K.O ABIOLA by Victor Igiri

(…a tribute in respect of the honour conferred on him by President Muhammadu Buhari) Kashimawo, “Let us wait and see” so They said but Heroes don’t die, No. They are the colours of the rainbow and possess the heart of the sun. They are eagles soaring on time’s wings, alphabeting...

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SOLSTIC MOON by El Sane Ken Silencer

Beauty- i saw the sky and my heart flown as nature plied; Jiggling my whole my brow smirked as my mind went around; Thinking of heaven on earth- drowned in Rib-tickling, as nature was flying wondrously, Adrift, i became glued in staring Wonderful’ atmosphere Flowers blooming when nigh penned heaven.

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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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