POET OF THE WEEK: “EVERY GOOD POET IS MY ROLE MODEL” — SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL

Showunmi Olawale Michael (SOMwrites), a native of Abeokuta, Ogun state, is a graduate of Accounting from the prestigious Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta. He is an award-winning poet know for  writing about politics, nature, love, religion and personal experiences. Showunmi’s works have featured in several poetry anthologies like Epistle of Lies, Via Grapevine II, Wind of Change (BPPC anthology) and… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: “EVERY GOOD POET IS MY ROLE MODEL” — SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL WINS MAY EDITION

Showunmi Olawale Michael has emerged winner of the May edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) on the theme: “A PEOPLE’S HOPE”. Michael, who is known in literary circles as SOMwrites or SOMpoetry, is a graduate of Accounting from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, currently serving his fatherland in the National Youth Service Scheme… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL WINS MAY EDITION

HOPE IS ALIVE

My eyes shuddered and my heart bled from patched holes of dismay. For destinies were slain upon the altar of hate Where innocence was a sin! Upon this salvage crest I watch the executioner in blunt rays of madness his dreadful eyes guiding busy hands to demolish. See! He matches about inspiring fear, ripping petals… Continue reading HOPE IS ALIVE