DEFEATED WARRIORS by Ololade Akinlabi

Chanting the victorious war songs from afar our warriors are back home all covered with the blood of neighbour enemies they never disappoint us. Their victorious medals stand not the best of time our household is crippled foundation built upon gasps cracks run through the mind of our fence peace, now...

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GUILTY: Prince Kuti Adetoye Olayinka

I have pointed, The accusing finger At the mouth of The mute mirror. Yes,I have thrown Cursing stony stones Into the silent marketplace Seeking out the heads of the guilty. I have shot Guilt arrows Into weeping skies Seeking who to pay for my mistakes. I have found none… The...

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MY SALTY PEARLS

I have wanted this More than The barren hag Craved The feel of sucking lips On the nipples of her wilted, Virgin breasts. Wanting, My nerves have rippled Like the irked pond Protesting The forceful entry Of Mr. Frog Spearing its waters. Have I not prayed Even as sin Dilutes...

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THIS LIFE

  This world is ever full of Crisis Crisis that affect different Races Young and old, all suffer from Vices Our way of life it Changes Violence fills our life’s short Pages We are life’s miserable Stooges We all run through in different Stages I’ve been to many places And...

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