IN THE COURSE OF THE SOUL REAPER’S VOYAGE by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

No one recognizes him, Maybe his disguise eludes all. Slowly his ship, circumnavigates. Across the land of the living. Easily he locates his prey. Wielding his spiky fishing rod, That catches myriads of souls. Sometimes a net becomes handy. His mortal map, Detailed in form. His fishing mission, That he needn’t for sustenance. Through thick… Continue reading IN THE COURSE OF THE SOUL REAPER’S VOYAGE by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

When my phone rang and Sadiya’s name appeared on its screen, my heart skipped a beat? Had she changed her mind? I waited for the third ring before I picked up the phone and pressed the received button. No word escaped my mouth as I placed the phone near my ear, waiting for her to… Continue reading THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

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 an eternal dictatorial order to… Continue reading DEATH by Ololade Akinlabi

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 our souls as bed-covers… These… Continue reading END OF DISCUSSION by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

THE WORLD IS DEAD El Sane Ken Silencer

I was asleep, when I heard the whoops that sane’s awake but when I woke I found sane dead And I cried… ‘The world is dead.’ Now a ghost Wandering, and I wonder Wandered and remembered That it might had been killed By over joyed- possibly! it died accidentally. ‘The world is dead.’ It died… Continue reading THE WORLD IS DEAD El Sane Ken Silencer