FRIENDSHIP by Awa Chigozie Jerome

Friendship Pride has fangs It can kill Humility hangs In there to heal Trust is a bridge You are either taken forward In times of siege Or into an emergency ward Family is friendship Totally undecided Understanding gives the taste of comradeship And keeps you undivided A child who makes...

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INSEPARABLE: Kay Ugwuzor

There were the moments That wove our hearts together In taut plaits Like tattoos etched on our light-skinned hearts We were one word Inseparable Time strutted away Like she had forgotten us Straddled in its undulating fold What could put us apart? Shall death, when he came knocking? No, for...

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ENEMY SO CLOSE

An ENEMY So Close He came to me I never knew him before then ‘Said I am your friend My job is to guard you Protect you from the enemy From the dark secrets that lurk in the shadows To direct you when ‘you are lost’ Then I did believe...

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THE REASON

Your social life will steadily grind to a halt No more outings, no more clubbing No more constant sitting out with the gang You will have to leave the party earlier To return home and to her waiting arms… That is the reason why you shouldn’t get married But that...

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HI, HELLO FOR SALE

The world today is capitalist Importance is on cash list greetings will appear on forsalelist I hate the formation of this mist Its trade by batter Its a serious matter Favours for material matter Nothing free on gold plater no free lunch Its a complicated bunch the world in it,is...

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FRIEND-SHIP

At dawn you came From the wild wide fields of men To shrug off void memories And conceal tears of a lonely world From your crumbs of cravings You fed me with love aplenty You’re worth more than Asia’s population This is the solo tune from the flutist’s flute With...

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