THE SKY AND THE STARS by El Sane Ken Silencer

Look at the sky- A’the sky, Behold, the stars. Looking deep at em, They speaks- Sparkling, talking; encouragement… Look at the sky, At the sky, Behold, silence… Silence- It’s not dark. It’s not bright. The stars… I look at the sky. At the sky, The stars; They speak, With our...

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ABIKU by Omotayo Awoyemi

The day he was birthed, He came laughing. With his frail little hands, he Tilled his mother’s thigh and Sowed a kiss, and he said; “Take this as my signature, You’ll be wanting in a count of barrens, But this shall be my landmark, for In three days, the son...

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TURNING TIDE by Tosin Rock

When the wind seems against you movements are restricted choices limited sickness beckon passions get soaked in dry hope friends and families weep strangers pity evil perpetrators look sinister Culprit await independence Alas! the tide has turned The innocent will be freed Testimonies will abound Enemies will be disgraced Families...

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EXPLICIT LOVE by Olutona Emmanuel

Whenever I turn on my radio Around Feb`ry, all I hear is love Even when I open up my window I see two birds showing love I can’t really comprehend What most of my friends Would do in this climate that`ll soon end Cos girls in their wiles Love parading...

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FREEDOM by Stanley Egeonu

FREEDOM by Stanley Egeonu

Oh little singing bird in chain So cute in black but heart in pain Your tears forms a flowing Nile And your tone a melodious rhyme I’d love to tour with your wings Above heaven like the angel wings Lift the shores deep your heart With the tiny spark of...

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER by David Owoeye

The evening gets darker As the night approaches The sky was filled with bright colorful stars The moon reminded me of an old night tale And I wonder in amazement What a splendid night befalls mankind With so much pleasant memories Lovers could easily avail themselves this opportune night To...

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AGBERO by Victor Igiri

With him is one walk to meeting a monster for trademarked with broken shells is the life that gives life to charcoal face(s) and lips upon canvas’ all painted with stitches, and fire laden eyeballs; And with white wrapped wild weed, the patriotic folk in-between fingers or lips that winds...

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THIS IS THE WORLD by El Sane Ken Silencer

Tell em, tell em… for they will give emselves to death and wish our wish bring em back to life forgetting that humans we are that, we don’t always wish together and even if, we are not God! Humans are chameleons- their hearts no matter how humane I have seen...

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