MAZE

I am a serial killer. I am not sick. I wasn’t abused. I flung the newspaper aiming for the waste paper basket at the corner of the room but missed. If they are going to write about me, they should at least get the facts right. No-one understands me; not even me… The major challenge… Continue reading MAZE

THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

When my phone rang and Sadiya’s name appeared on its screen, my heart skipped a beat? Had she changed her mind? I waited for the third ring before I picked up the phone and pressed the received button. No word escaped my mouth as I placed the phone near my ear, waiting for her to… Continue reading THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

DARK DAY

The sun shone, a day so bright Many came in a-flight Different homes they did depart Leaving loved ones at heart They came to these four walls In which this firmament stands tall They came to learn But for lives did Death yearn Oppression contends not with mortals It even bereaved immortals But Authorities don’t… Continue reading DARK DAY

WORDS OF THE UNBORN

With tender strokes, he caressed the blank sheet leaving impressions that, made me cringe though filling the voids with each meet they were words that pierced like a syringe The Earth growls, with the wrath of a thou’ beasts for tender plants, trod upon by water cans Little babies, brought to tears by nursing breasts… Continue reading WORDS OF THE UNBORN

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)