BROKEN VISION by Bankoke Kolawole

The chants they chant for justice, for equity, Their daily iniquity makes me seek till I fall sick Like little water into mighty baskets, the end is indeed the casket. Enough of this noise Justice or just tease Peace or just piss Madness is not radicalism. After Madiba, injured tease...

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A BALLAD FOR YOU, YES YOU!

You, who dictate His will to God, you, the holy mentor Who unsheathe a black flag to slaughter a neighbor, Who destroy in the name of the Creator, I spy with my little I from my city On the verge of infinity. You, all sheen and shimmer, ensconced in gold,...

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…IN THEIR COUNTRY?

we stood innocently in foursomes suddenly our men in dark uniform seized the road phantomic eyes that inquired our uncriminal direction two battered, buttered, flashy fellows followed besides in agony and pains hesitantly a confused finger pointed at us saying, ‘they’re the ones who beat us!’ our probing eyes met...

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