THE LOST by El Sane Ken Silencer

You see them mad, They are always murmuring; talking to a ghost, unseen, with voiceless voices, unheard with much in serious seriousness- they move like heaven, so far, is their target to reach and they left so late. In your mind, you see them mad, But they are not really...

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AMALGAMATION OF PAINS by Bada Yusuf Amoo

Green and white detribalised our existence Our grumblings are more private than public Alas! Our ears have been listened to dialogues Will writers present a collective opinion? While the nation’s children live together Like children of unknown concubines Fighting for the rights of their mothers Would the writers watch? Men...

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I TOLD YOU by Jerry Joel

I told you What my mouth couldnt spew Closely guarded secrets and sins Of all of yesterday’s meetings If only you knew how hard it was I told you About things only a part of me knew Things only my left eye saw And is still sore from what it...

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THE SECOND COMING by Joshua Levites

Before morning, there was moaning Smearing the innocence of the night, With two bodies entwined, To cause havoc Absent conscience, Absent worries, No thoughts, Just sounds, Gasps, And then snaps Coming together in harmony With shivering waists, Stiffened necks Determined legs, No regards to shame. The night just couldn’t wait....

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WHAT IS MAN by Joshua Levites

What is man without joy in his world, Holding his hand in turbulence, Cheering him to serene laughter Even to the face of an angry life? What is man without strength To rise on his feet and bear his cross, Amidst mockeries from the challenges Aiming to break his bent...

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THREE MICE AND A KITTEN by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

Three old spinster mice, thought they ought to be nice. They found a cold kitten, and they didn’t stop to reason. They took her to their hole, and Dorothy brought milk and rolls. The kitten soon felt fine, and she began to whine. Playful Pamela peeped in her crib, and...

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