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 gains sight Woobag’s face tells… Continue reading MRS. WOOBAG by Andrew Ifeatu Jennifer

SOMEDAY YOU’LL KNOW by Yugo Gabriel Egboluche

No one can hear the shrill sounds she heaves daily on the walls surrounding her. Cries mashed up in the silence of hearts, stone deaf to the vanity of halves. Or you think, she be the serpent, bearing the cross of atonement as every reneging servant fate-locked to silence for repent from errors owned in… Continue reading SOMEDAY YOU’LL KNOW by Yugo Gabriel Egboluche

Nigerian Poetry – CHAINED! by Uduak Otongaran

Don’t chain me down with your words Don’t hold me down! You tear me into shreds Like a threadbare rag When you bark orders at me I shrink And withdraw into the shell You have caved me in Don’t look me over And spit your malevolent decibels When you are caught like a child With… Continue reading Nigerian Poetry – CHAINED! by Uduak Otongaran