MUTED CRIES OF NIGER DELTA (POEM BY NIMI NISAKPO)

Victims we areOf ethnic majority,Alienation the daily routine,We must unopposedly observeOur agitation for freedom and equality,Branded treason. Echoed thieves,Called oil bunkerersPoachers of our resources,Born slaves in our land.Marginalized, strongly considered minority. I weep for our endless struggles,Of liberation and independence,Liquid black gold a blessing,Now a curseWorst than a virus,It has...

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DARKEST HOUR by Anyanwu Sixtus

I met love just like the cloud couldHold the glittering stars so dearWill my love for her go clandestineAfter ages upon ages do I waitJust to have her been cuddled underMy arms just like old times. My sweet Carolina!Why do you leave me behind barsAll alone all to my self,in...

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LOSING UNSPOKEN LOVE by El Sane Ken Silencer

The star that glisten the night, if gone, darkness eschew’ the eyes light, leaving the soul restless; love built unspoken, kills when lost and of it is the most brutal pain; pain… it leaves not the mind in peace it gives not the heart bliss even the voices that are...

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LETTER TO A STRANGER by Bamas Sinach VicToria

Hello Stranger, I look for you in every faceWhen I am walking, in a crowded hall, at the bus terminalI search for you in every smile, in every look, in every expressionIn my sleep, I search for you In the faceless characters of my dreamsEvery day I wonder if today...

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