METICULOUSLY WRITTEN ‘PRISONS OF OUR REALM’ IS ‘A GIFT TO ISLAM’ THAT HAS ‘SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE’

TITLE: PRISONS of OUR REALM AUTHOR: Rahmer Mustapha Goni GENRE: Non-fiction, Religious Motivational PUBLISHER: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017 NUMBER OF PAGES: 84 ISBN: 978-978-54741-9-0 REVIEWER: Joseph Omotayo  This is a very religious book that approaches multi issues of life. With Prisons of Our Realm, Rahmer Mustapha Goni approaches, dissects, and… Continue reading METICULOUSLY WRITTEN ‘PRISONS OF OUR REALM’ IS ‘A GIFT TO ISLAM’ THAT HAS ‘SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE’

YOU FIGHT FOR G(g)OD?: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

Because a man’s not of your creed, You strike him down without remorse, And there you stand to watch him bleed, His eyes pleading in muted Morse! Is there a cross across his face? Or in his eyes the crescent-star? Is he a demon by his race – Be his skin white or dark as… Continue reading YOU FIGHT FOR G(g)OD?: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

HUSSEIN

Knells of blood fill the plain From deserts to coasts tears rain Red and fierce with drops of pain For a loss they made our gain Bubbles of haloes float over you Each breaking into a crimson hue To lit Karbala in our hearts, true Throbbing with your love anew

THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS

In this dark corner, I bend and brood On the desolation unleashed upon my land Such tremulous monody I’m wont to sing Concerning the crescent and the cross Two strange visitors outstripping the host And we like the proverbial mourner, Crying far more than the bereaved Divided, we keep widening the gaps Along both ethnic… Continue reading THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS

NINTH OF HIJRA (a Ramadan poem)

Eyeful, we set to sight the crescent Sketching out from dusk horizon On the ninth of Hijra1- time to fasting A commandment upon mankind; a present Ramadan, the crown of the lunar months That presented the ultimate words in recitation To nullify all revelations of deistic deception With perfect celestial poetry for all months From… Continue reading NINTH OF HIJRA (a Ramadan poem)