LUST CRUSADE

Stars fade into her Skin. I quickly lowered my gaze. I’m alive but her beauty has already sent my brain into the cemetery. “Perfect curves, perfect ass” The Devil whispers. “If you’re not a learner, take her in and turn this winter into a summer solstice…” Written by: Harun Oye Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

LOVE

  Love…. Is a rose When we pick it rough The thorns treat us false But then When we go gentle The petals treat us true. Written by: Zainab Manko Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

THE REALISTIC DRIVE

The cock’s clarion call The sparrow’s proclamation, The gradual total overthrow of darkness Welcome morning! Light? Of hope or illusion? A twenty-four-wheeled vehicle: What a relief! It’s thundered and roared past Past to return no more Its passengers, sorrows and bitterness Conductor, disappointment Why peer into the darkness? Why sniff the bitter trail of that… Continue reading THE REALISTIC DRIVE

DREAMING AWAKE

That man is dreaming while awake A few steps away from the lake He stumbles on like a blind beggar Crossing the highway with a swagger His seeds are weeping in the slum His wife is hawking rotten plums But the fool is here, breast milking Dulled brain, of home, not thinking Don’t caution him,… Continue reading DREAMING AWAKE

EMERE (Daughter of the spiritual realm by Bada Yusuf Amoo)

See her glow like a yellow moon See beauty dinning on her flawless skin Her straight legs caress the earth gently. See, her pointed nose, see her luscious lips See her succulent looking cleavages Men neglect their doings to gaze at her! I am a man, my eye take their share And like a furious… Continue reading EMERE (Daughter of the spiritual realm by Bada Yusuf Amoo)