GUILLOTINE LIPS: Prime Chikweru

You riddled me with mouth bullets This is more fatal than a back stab! At your approach, my stomach is restless Your poisoned breath leaves me breathless You make me more famous than an eclipse, Blackening my light with your cold dark world A black mamba you are, I am...

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TO THE CHILD BRIDE

YOU WILL NOT SEE ME COME! MY SCENTS YOU WILL NOT SNIFF! THE THOUGHTS OF MY MIND YOU WILL NOT READ! NEVER WILL YOU CATCH THE WAVE OF MY DRIFT! Through hazy days in your scary maze I have suffered you in your crazy craze I died in the flurry...

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THE CHOICE: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

you both did the waist dance you the pot, he the lance ecstasy in the arms of carelessness careless seeding – two hearts become restless to be a single mother reading spinster tips or be a wedded ‘bother’ under manly grips? the girl whose lips was ‘softest’ soon turns something...

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WOMAN OF MY DREAMS

I always imagined what love felt like, Even though I never really believed in it, I mean,why spend a whole lifetime with one woman?, When I could easily have another in minutes, And voila!,there she was, The solution to my conundrum, With each elegant step she took, I heard my...

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IN A WORLD LIKE THIS

Life is a battle against challenges I have trained my arms to bend steel I girded my waist with strength I have acquired diverse tactics I starved my belly I also fed my belly I did all of these to win this battle Yet I found myself loosing in many...

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MY HEN PECKING BRIDE

A hen pecker for a bride All i see is her pride Come this day she will be mine A hen pecker for a bride At a price did i pay On an alter was she trade To be mine till life ends. A hen pecker in my home With...

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BAD HUSBAND IN THE MAKING

I’ll not be a good husband because… I do my laundry by myself there’s perpetual order on my shelf I fold my clothes… pant, shirt, singlet there’s no pinching odour in my toilet I’ll be a terrible husband because…. I cook my food, it’s rarely bought there’s no sign of...

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