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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LETTER TO WIFY by Lebile Melt Tosin

Dear wify, I’m not a saint Only your love kept me on the road It’s not easy to say yes and keep it You need to let love burn or we freeze Lets hold unto our beautiful name Let our code remain a secret never to be tame Create trust...

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DESIRE by Kenn Mamman

I feel lost but am found I feel hate but am loved Deep inside am changed All I see are stories of infidelity My life goes round n round Am yet to find the one Each the dream comes close The hate returns Each time the hate returns Am lost...

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A PEN WIELDER’S PLEDGE

I fight the good fight of the ink Cut my losses I polish my shoes blue And talk in rhymes, the truth. I am a Pen-Wielder! — Nonso Davies Donatus Paper is the battleground With might, I sway my pen Colored in ink, a testament to my prowess My muse;...

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MINNA by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

Known with antique native history, Seldom ranking among the perfunctory. A hospitable home of avid writers, Perusing books with fat chapters. Custodian of all facets of literature, Notably blessed for her diverse culture. Minna, the birthplace of some Teflon, That many eyes gawk at as despicable don. A grand home-phange...

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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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