BLAME IT ON THE MONEY by Emmiasky Ojex

Look at our daughters They now show no ill in laying with men old as their fathers Look at our sons Nothing is holding them back from scamming the green people with their bad brain and laptops Look at our mothers, fathers, the young men and alike; women, They now have no time for their… Continue reading BLAME IT ON THE MONEY by Emmiasky Ojex

POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

One at a time is the step of life Take a leap when you get to a pit Else, down the pit you’ll dive When you resurface your bearing is lost. Slow and steady is the race of life Never look back ‘cos it’s lost and gone When you meet setbacks, make a dive Bypass… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

A SONG OF DESPAIR by Efe Ogufere

Echo remains where… Hearts used to beat Laughter filled the air Songs had wings Skies had rainbows Rivers held fish Mountains stood proud Trees danced a tune Winds blew the flute Dawn stayed too long Dusk was a myth Kisses held fire Eyes mirrored desire Dreamers found sleep Wayfarers had maps Bosom was full Lips… Continue reading A SONG OF DESPAIR by Efe Ogufere

POETRY AND SIMPLICITY

What is you take on poetry and simplicity? Should poetry be simple or should high sounding words, complexities be introduced? “Some people think the poem’s beauty is in the cloaking and the use of large words. I think it’s in the weaving of meanings into meanings such that the reader MUST see something at first… Continue reading POETRY AND SIMPLICITY