WAR by Ganiyu Mohi Adedare

Red-Rider Who again is soaring the walls of war after the death of soldiers? Who will show us how swords and guns turned the dusk to nightly behavior and erased the power of blood shedded on ground that birds could drink and live upon. Who shall wake us when the...

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ON BENDED KNEES by Stanley Egeonu

When your strength is exhausted And your spirit is strapped of vigour… When you can no longer stand the ‘shaking’ And the horrors of life cause you to suffer bruxism… When your nose is put out of joint By the fists of fury and judgment… When you can no longer...

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THIRD WORLD WAR by Gideon Abowha

*Third World War* _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Guun!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ _Lash!_ Children cry Militias smile Paying price Human flesh torn; lost souls Helter skelter we went. _Whuuh!_ _Whuuh!_ _Yeeh!_ _Yeeh!_ Women screamed loudly Wrappers flew off skirts World revolve in perplexity All seems like a complexity. Men cowardly pointing tommy guns We;...

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