GREEN LIBYAN by Victor Igiri

How can the flower blossom when the Garden ebbs in cancer? Who will notice our tears in dark rains to restore? …and whose hands will saviour who dines unsublime? Today is libyans, a tale we tell of Escapees; but to wither a leper in this Ancestry or war- through a...

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MY PAINS by Ken Mamman

I hear cries everywhere At night I sleep not In the day restless I be I see the homes of me families Turn to shreds Blood suckers everywhere On our lands the  lads cry for mama’s breast But mama is gone Gone so far that we see her not Daddy is...

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AJAYI ADETOLA by Victor Igiri

Your night came as whirlwind sweeping the tides to thorns and misery. For love, you became unioned in a scandal whose hero jailed truth for white lies.   Kirikiri unfleshed your dreams, dreams fractured by crucified Sikiru, ‘SARS’ bound, and your days, five years a slave, and two preys planted...

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TENSIONS by Victor Igiri

… with eyes still offloading yesterday’s affliction he sprouts before the cock yawns, robes out flawlessly in multiple sighs, wings swiftly like the eagle though in legs in this unripe morn But who cares anyway, come rain, come shine, so long he meets the Lord’s demands! Hours later, He wars...

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GARDEN by Ganiyu Mohi Adedare

War. Who again is climbing 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 on. Who shall wake us when the...

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