…AND THE STING OF ‘BROTHER’ WILL CEASE TO HURT by Joshua Levites

I never knew the word ‘brother’ Has an axe, Capable to tear the heart Apart. Until I tasted its wrath Through the grip of your tongue. Not that I was aware the word ‘friend’ Poisons the soul With much sorrow Until I tasted it in rounds In the meal of your mouth. I crave healing,… Continue reading …AND THE STING OF ‘BROTHER’ WILL CEASE TO HURT by Joshua Levites

King Zwelithini’s BLOODY FART by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

when a king farts with his mouth like kaBhekuzulu – a man uncouth, Trouble truncates his sleeping time to merge Life and Death into a rhyme. when Royal lips part empty of wisdom Goodwill is exiled from the kingdom! men bleed on Zwelithini‘s folly-slab a king walks sideways like a crab! “King Zwelithini’s BLOODY FART”… Continue reading King Zwelithini’s BLOODY FART by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

GUILTY OF LOVE: by Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

I’m in a fix… Betwixt this and that. I owe Peter I owe Paul Grant me amnesty, please! Like Mr. Fix-it Rightly states: ‘Who said love ain’t war?’ Peter I robbed To appease Paul. …and Paul was quick to sentence me? Dragged to court Accused by both My offense? Preference, One-way Loyalty and partial impartiality.… Continue reading GUILTY OF LOVE: by Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

SAY

Say my house is thatched say my clothes are patched say my car is old-fashioned say my vision is blurred say my marriage is cursed say my businesses failed say my share forfeited because am not originated say i can not be empowered none my family accquired say am not educated for that am nothing… Continue reading SAY

LOSS

If life stares us through the eyes of swollen chaos, then my love, my woman, we are a courtyard of broken spirits.

MEN OR BEASTS

What have we become, we sons of men, Now that we’ve made of Earth a killing den? The lion kills to put meat in his stomach. The slithering cobra strikes to repel attack. … Neither King Lion that rules the deep jungle Nor the soaring, sharp-clawed Eagles Would dare slaughter the rat or stray calf,… Continue reading MEN OR BEASTS