END OF DISCUSSION by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

(Of a seven-year-old boy allegedly burnt to death by angry mob in Lagos-Nigeria in November, 2016; for allegedly stealing ‘Garri’… Of Homosexuality, Of Poverty, Of Recession, Of Corruption) Heavy feet stamping hard -Stampeding helpless souls Soles of darkness, stepping on the eyes of needles Porcupines, in this place, sleep on our souls as bed-covers… These… Continue reading END OF DISCUSSION by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

RICH MAN, POOR MAN IN NIGERIA

one rich man strolls in Nigeria ten armed policemen guard the area…but yesterday one poor man was lynchedten armed policemen walked by… none flinched In 2010, I saw a man being lynched for STEALING A PENIS. I ran to three policemen and reported the killing. One of the men told me to go and report in… Continue reading RICH MAN, POOR MAN IN NIGERIA

CITY OF JUNGLE TATTOOS

Writing from the vicinity of Aluu, The beautiful taboo! Here is the hometown of Kalu, My good friend who resides in Kano. Aluu, the city Popular For its jungle tattoos, In this city, Atrocity happens on bright afternoons And innocent blood Is mistaken for cashews, By vampires living with men! Now I can’t eat my… Continue reading CITY OF JUNGLE TATTOOS

CRY OF A FATHERLESS SON (still on Aluu by Princess Okolie)

Now on my way home to my Father. I cried out for help, dear mother. Although the door to your heart was ajar, But you could not hear me from so far. My body ached from injuries deep and strange. I could not bear the shame or the severe pain; Lacerations, mutilations and amputations My… Continue reading CRY OF A FATHERLESS SON (still on Aluu by Princess Okolie)

BEASTS OF ALUU (on the Aluu killings by Francis Achonu Egu)

I saw the video I saw their faces I heard the story I heard their grunts I reached for tears I reached for breath I found both I found rage Their hearts, burnt Their lives, lost Their ways, mean Their days, dark Beasts of us Beats of gloom Curses rain Verses sway <<<<<.>>>>> [Author] Francis Achonu… Continue reading BEASTS OF ALUU (on the Aluu killings by Francis Achonu Egu)