A SONG OF COLOR by Efe Ogufere

I am the black, The humus deep within the earth, The life and succor to a dying seed The hope of a thousand souls that draw breath Melanin in tears trickle into the earth, At the same spot where our humanity bled Is that resentment you wear on your eyelids,...

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HER SAD WISDOM by Dumejes Momalife

I Fair Matilda formed out of the morning sun This beauty caused rivalry between pantheons and fingers Her frown is more beautiful than the smile of Aphrodite and Venus II Is it possible for a butterfly to ignore a flowering honeysuckle? Mustaches from East, North, West, South came with their...

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DARK CLOUDS by Mfon Udoudo

Where do the clouds kiss the hills? When does dusk kiss the dawn? It’s the point of the deals The point where they fawn Gently, slowly, the plant buds Morning, and it blooms In thick, in thin, it weathers the muds In seasons, nature grooms The whirlwind blows hard Dusts...

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DEATH by Cletus Nnaemeka

No one is bold when it’s you in the corridor! Terror grips the household when it’s you at the door! Sorrow lives with the household when you’ve someone on the floor! You expel life like it never had essence! You widow a wife like she’d enjoy his absence! You cut...

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BLASPHEMY by Jesse Asonze

You call it blasphemy When they are looking for an excuse To behead our loved ones They call it blasphemy This country is sitting on a keg of gunpowder Because they call it blasphemy No one has any right to free opinion anymore Because they call it blasphemy It angers...

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