TRUMP’S ‘SHITHOLE’ by Victor Igiri

Ours is a Landfull of Chameleons, Tigers and Hawks; a wild community of Vipers, and dicers who build us castles of snakes, with cancerous legacies, a trail to blaze by our generation. and as a people, ants, and sheep’s who shadows in red silence and eat pains as honeycomb. Ours is Golgotha a Realm for CRACKED… Continue reading TRUMP’S ‘SHITHOLE’ by Victor Igiri

OF POETS AND CRITICS: SEUN LARI-WILLIAMS VS. THE ERINYES OF NIGERIAN POETRY

When John Greenleaf Whittier (then already an established poet) first got a hold of Walt Whitman’s poems, he dismissed them as “loose, lurid, and impious,” and summarily threw his gift-copy of Leaves of Grass, Whitman’s book, into the fireplace. Some other critics also lampooned Whitman at the time, describing his poems, variously, as “noxious weeds,”… Continue reading OF POETS AND CRITICS: SEUN LARI-WILLIAMS VS. THE ERINYES OF NIGERIAN POETRY