MY MOTHERS’ MADNESS

They say every human being has 5 minutes of madness. Whoever made this statement simply does not know my mother or he wouldn’t have made this generalized statement. You know what they say, Nigerian mothers are crazy. My mom is actually extra crazy – crazy alone does not do justice...

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WHY DO YOU CHOOSE TO STAY

Why do you choose to stay? Why? Tell me. Are you scared of what people will say? That you jump from one husband to another – that you have no shame. Tell me. How do you keep this heavy secret in your fragile heart and live everyday like nothing is...

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DO NOT COME HOME by Micheal Ace

Son Do not come home Until the moon sees your shadows When the sun brings them in the day Do not come home Until the sun sees your tears When they bathe your face at night . Son Do not come home Until you find meaning to the poetry Written...

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VOW by Aina O. Y

You and I made vow To be faithful and heartening with no deceit To share our hearts and mend our scars To walk through ills and dance through joy To be together till eternity You and I made a vow To shelter our wants and feed our emotions To shoulder...

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KISS WITH THE FIST by Ojembe Victor

The cathedral down the lane Fully eclipsed with naïve souls The resonating bells Ushering the love birds We saw flowers Dropping from engraved plates With hands locked in sweetness They walked down the aisle Their smiles resonates rusty cymbals Laughter, giving us quick orgasm They graciously tongue kissed Amidst onlookers...

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