Like visionary leaders, Duru believes what ties us together as a nation is more than what separates us whether from the North or South or East or West.
thinks it’s “this”
She believes it’s “that”
They bring “this”
and put “that”
It never solved the puzzle.
Did you enter for the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2018? If yes, then you are eligible for THE SPRING LITERARY MOVEMENT’s mentorship programme, a golden opportunity to improve your writing. Whether or not you obtained a spot in the finalist positions, this good news is for you!The Sprinng Literary Movement mentorship programme is an… Continue reading THE SPRINNG LITERARY MOVEMENT OFFERS MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY TO ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE APPLICANTS
Editor’s Note: Eighteen poets and poetry lovers from different parts of the country contributed to this panoramic poetic montage which was borne out of ardent desire to give Valentines Day 2019 celebration a poetic colour and is the first of its kind. Enjoy!!! My Love For My Love My rose for the spouse I treasureSparkled… Continue reading WORLD’S LONGEST LOVE POEM: MY LOVE FOR MY LOVE
I am bird who believes in freedom, but I’m haunted every day. My life is an adventure with horrible tales as landmarks for my scars tells my story & my happiness dampens my grief.
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 flock lions in act clocked;… Continue reading THIS IS THE WORLD by El Sane Ken Silencer
We are proud to unveil GRIEF ON PAINTED SHEETS, a collective poetic reaction to the recent Benue massacre in honor of all those who have lost someone dear in the mindless wave of violence that peaked on the 11th of January 2018 with the death of at least seventy-three (73) people in Guma and Logo… Continue reading GRIEF ON PAINTED SHEETS – POETS REACT TO BENUE KILLINGS (FREE BOOK)
The novel [Devil’s Pawn] evinces excellence in its precise and moving descriptive adequacy. And there is no doubt that the subject matter of revenge it treats is reminiscent of known literary traditions in English, Spanish, and African literary traditions.
Judas had gave the detached troop a sign, that whoever he kiss Is the Jesus, And immediately they have Him cease, He whom Judas with a kiss endorse. Herod treated Him with contempt, Though nothing worthy of death has He done, All the people’s wants is His death; They all laugh Him to scorn. The… Continue reading IT WAS NOT EASY by Osoba Taiwo Peter
Get the text version of the poem here: LAST NIGHT… by Uduak Ukpong