SCARS by Mayor Jake

My heart is pegged with scars. Each scar, telling different tales. Beautifully bitter scars looking like gars That are made to live within the dales. I don’t want to tell you the story Of how I got emotionally injured. Though it may sound and look gory, But I’m presently uninjured....

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BROKEN PROMISES by Amao Williams Praise

Hopping, walking on broken promises; Stale promises flew helplessly in the air. Diving, swimming in a bloody ocean; Stabbed with a ‘daguar’ of envy and jealousy. Running, jogging on the streets of hatred; Streets filled with futile zombies. Riding, driving with passengers of shattered dreams; Vehicles labelled with ‘broken oaths’....

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DEATH, WHY? by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

for the young ones who have died before their time (Alawonde Lois. I., Dare Sax, Ayantoye Ayantosho and others) Why do you lay your cold fingers, on the ones who ought to last longer? Why do you choose to take away, the unripe ones who love to stay? Why leave...

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A MAN AND HIMSELF by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

if a man should go out looking for himself would he search inside the kitchen shelf inside a frothy bottle robbed of its waters or in the pockets of his pissed trousers see, the man’s ears are itching for his voice over the cacophony of humanity’s noise should he wear...

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