WILL THE REAL GENTLEMEN, PLEASE STAND-UP?

The strong, sweet smell of well brewed coffee and muffins in a chilly atmosphere is one of the first things you encounter when stepping out of London’s Heathrow airport on arrival. The hurried ambiance is intensified by the sound of marching feet and silent bag trolleys trailing an array of...

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EPIDERMIS by Efe Ogufere

Beneath your skin, Dark and lovely connubial vials Hold ancient songs buried in liquid deep A serenade in the Serengeti A sunrise on distant hills Shedding light on black and white A myriad of hopes drown in murky waters As my soul holds yours against the tides We are the...

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WHAT IS MAN by Joshua Levites

What is man without joy in his world, Holding his hand in turbulence, Cheering him to serene laughter Even to the face of an angry life? What is man without strength To rise on his feet and bear his cross, Amidst mockeries from the challenges Aiming to break his bent...

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ON BENDED KNEES by Stanley Egeonu

When your strength is exhausted And your spirit is strapped of vigour… When you can no longer stand the ‘shaking’ And the horrors of life cause you to suffer bruxism… When your nose is put out of joint By the fists of fury and judgment… When you can no longer...

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