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 different colored people heading everywhere… Continue reading WILL THE REAL GENTLEMEN, PLEASE STAND-UP?
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 color on our skin, they… Continue reading EPIDERMIS by Efe Ogufere
One at a time is the step of life Take a leap when you get to a pit Else, down the pit you’ll dive When you resurface your bearing is lost. Slow and steady is the race of life Never look back ‘cos it’s lost and gone When you meet setbacks, make a dive Bypass… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu
Blood in the eyes Brawny men occupying all sides Children cries Mothers being whipped Adversity made his way amidst Travails travelled down A lonely dark world Full of pains Where I called “The land of the dead” The hades. Hades A no mans land Where ghost consist Like an halloween Where all seems terribly darkened.… Continue reading RETURN OF THE HADES by Gideon Abowha
Darker more to the darkest of what we know dark the world is beautiful. It always shine like the chameleon that takes the beautiful colour to all eyes the world is beautiful. Shinning, like a gold that does not rust blowing some to whirl like no one turns yellow the world is beautiful.
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 knees? What is man without… Continue reading WHAT IS MAN by Joshua Levites
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 stand to fight And defend… Continue reading ON BENDED KNEES by Stanley Egeonu
Do you know even the heavens cried When your heart was hurt and pained When you fought, lost and again tried, Your garment torn and blood stained? Do you know He supplied grace As he watched you climb and strive Yes, when you almost quit the race He did give you the needed drive When… Continue reading EVEN THE HEAVENS CRIED by Stanley Egeonu
If the Clouds could Speak She would cry bucket of tears every day As our recklessness causes her to be weak For we burn debris like hell every day. If the clouds could speak out, They will tell us their horrible stories They’ll sing it aloud with a great shout For a cleaner environment with… Continue reading IF THE CLOUDS COULD SPEAK by Maxwell Onyemaechi Opia-Enwemuche
The disconnect between man and himself A confusion I am yet to understand A debate I am yet to join And never might The dangerous desires of man And how they affect his choices Too bad that he is too afraid to be sorry for his actions And still live without regret A death that… Continue reading SORDID REMUNERATIONS by Jesse Asonze