BENEATH A MILLION ROSES OF PAIN by Oyelami Yetunde Elizabeth

Beneath a million rose of pain I’ll find solace in our joy’s gain I know my feelings cannot be vain I’ll let my soul be uprightly sane So as not to end my life not having a gain… Beneath a million roses of pain I chose sanity of what life really is I’ll love hope… Continue reading BENEATH A MILLION ROSES OF PAIN by Oyelami Yetunde Elizabeth

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. I’ve placed myself behind the… Continue reading SCARS by Mayor Jake

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’. Soaring, flying with birds of… Continue reading BROKEN PROMISES by Amao Williams Praise

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 earphones made from steel climb… Continue reading A MAN AND HIMSELF by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson