DEATH by Ololade Akinlabi

We need not to write your stories in pen cause in your hands lie the ink to terminate life No one sees the end of your story Who dares to? The invisible visible spirit Farther-nearer to the breathing being The supreme god of impromptu Powerful than a nap Giving eyes...

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END OF DISCUSSION by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

(Of a seven-year-old boy allegedly burnt to death by angry mob in Lagos-Nigeria in November, 2016; for allegedly stealing ‘Garri’… Of Homosexuality, Of Poverty, Of Recession, Of Corruption) Heavy feet stamping hard -Stampeding helpless souls Soles of darkness, stepping on the eyes of needles Porcupines, in this place, sleep on...

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AM I A WITCH? (part 1)

It is very important for me to know the answer to the question “Am I a witch?”. Many people have accused me of a craft I only see in films that they call Nollywood. I am now locked up in a dark room filled with mosquitoes because of it. They...

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