THIRD WORLD WAR by Gideon Abowha

*Third World War* _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ Children cry Militias smile Paying price Human flesh torn; lost souls Helter skelter we went. _Whuuh!_ _Whuuh!_ _Yeeh!_ _Yeeh!_ Women screamed loudly Wrappers flew off skirts World revolve in perplexity All seems like a complexity. Men cowardly pointing tommy guns We;...

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EARTH by Cletus Nnaemeka

She’s almost everywhere, dominating in quantity velvet-textured in every ware. she’s the heart of gravity. Docile, she’s ever been. Never hostile, she entertains the feet of every being. She sustains trees on which birds rock. Her services are free, she’s shelters’ bedrock. Often seen like a ‘thing’ She never grumbles...

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TREES by Tukur Ridwan Ishola

we are all born unto this barren earth to live, and let live and then leave by being buried to fertilize the soils that make the graveyards an abode for trees to grow and glow in greens… and these trees are metaphors for an earth…inhabitable by we…the leaves as we...

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NATURE by Eseohe Pearl Ebhota

The clouds glide slowly in the sky. The sun gazes From behind the clouds Smiling eerily. The trees dance beautifully To music of the wind Listen to the birds As they sing melodiously. Standing by the ocean I was dumbfounded Watching as the waves Tumbled fiercely, fighting for supremacy. From...

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