SHADOWS ON HIS WALL by Ojembe Victor

The figure on his bright walls cries for help The muted screams of a girl, Sit beneath her bowels The fast grinding of his waist, creating a bitter-sweet cascade, of pleasure and pain The dried tears on her bruised face, sat like maps to find hell The shadow on his...

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HOMELY DOOM by Joshua Levites

Comfort me With contumelies And let your smiles make me numb To the pains you breed. Caress me With thorns on your palms And let your defensive pleas Beautify my ugly scars Kiss me With the mightiness of your fists, And let the hour of thrusts humble you To the...

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MRS. WOOBAG by Andrew Ifeatu Jennifer

Call her Woobag! He wooed her to make her a bag Whose mouth has been gagged A slum bag filled with punches Wearied with abuses in bunches Despised punching bag! Lengthy love letters turned assassination letters Man-handled by the man who gave her love’s handle Love remains blind till it...

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COUNTABLE STARS by Ebuka Wiz Godwin

I tried counting the stars, several nights I stayed up One, two, three, four I lost count, didn’t know which I had counted or not May be they disappear, may be they split, may be they run Its as futile as having fire flies light a cord But there are...

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