GREEN LIBYAN by Victor Igiri

Illegal migrants from Africa, attempting to reach Europe, walk towards a detention center off the coastal town of Guarabouli, 60 kilometres (36 miles) east of the capital, on July 8, 2017. Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable craft sank off the Libyan coast, the coastguard said. Eighty-five migrants, including 18 women, were rescued with the help of fishermen who alerted the coastguard. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

How can the flower blossom when the Garden ebbs in cancer? Who will notice our tears in dark rains to restore? …and whose hands will saviour who dines unsublime? Today is libyans, a tale we tell of Escapees; but to wither a leper in this Ancestry or war- through a sojourner, which has survived your… Continue reading GREEN LIBYAN by Victor Igiri

PAUSE AND THINK by Maxwell Onyemaechi Opia-Enwemuche

Pause and think How long shall we continue to slave? Where are the best brains that will help us and think? When are we going to seek light out of this political cave? Pause and think How long shall wanton killings continue? Let your minds be brighter than colour pink Let’s avoid this quagmire called… Continue reading PAUSE AND THINK by Maxwell Onyemaechi Opia-Enwemuche

I LONG TO BE LIKE THAT EAGLE by Oluwaseun Shedrack Akodu

I long to be like that Eagle To be lingered far above To soar beyond the sour here. Greatly-Winged with the wits of glory Is the Eagle. .. l long to be like that Eagle countless efforts to reach was to no avail Tours of thoughts of the mighty to your spare. Up and high… Continue reading I LONG TO BE LIKE THAT EAGLE by Oluwaseun Shedrack Akodu

TO THE GREAT COMRADES by Ayeyemi Taofeek

Forerunners on the field of struggle Birthing freedom willingly or smuggled. Their comradeships ain’t infantry nor half done Their comradeships ain’t fake nor still born. They’re dogged and unflinchingly gallant, Rugged alutaists and are firmly vibrant. They’re the vindicated legendary heroes of our time They’re sons of the soil to reap victoria at its prime.… Continue reading TO THE GREAT COMRADES by Ayeyemi Taofeek

FREEDOM, THE PATH OF HISTORY: by Ayodeji A. Adeyemi

(In honor of victims of slavery while it lasted International Day for the Abolition of Slavery) Toiling and thumping in the pains of history freedom they say was all we needed we roll and boil in the bloodbath of slavery our kindred always the sacrificial lamb it felt so real the agonies of war we… Continue reading FREEDOM, THE PATH OF HISTORY: by Ayodeji A. Adeyemi