POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

One at a time is the step of life Take a leap when you get to a pit Else, down the pit you’ll dive When you resurface your bearing is lost. Slow and steady is the race of life Never look back ‘cos it’s lost and gone When you meet setbacks, make a dive Bypass… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

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 a story in the Genesis.… Continue reading DEFEATED WARRIORS by Ololade Akinlabi

IT’S YOUR FISH by Oluwaseun Peters Tiwistar

Fallen flower .. A hundred feet trod Nourishing with a million water Wouldn’t let the colors come bold Scratched bud .. Harsh weather slapped Subjection to a thousand cuddle Wouldn’t rescue the unknown leaf Its your fish! Straighten or bend it, before it leach Elegant sun .. Shining through the thick Once fought in dusk… Continue reading IT’S YOUR FISH by Oluwaseun Peters Tiwistar

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 my tottering faith; But water… Continue reading MY SALTY PEARLS