RECLUSE REPUBLIC by Efe Ogufere

The world doesn’t get bigger than this If the introverts are most dangerous Why then is the evil so loud and clear And good, a ghost of a fading whisper? I’d tell you, offer a penny for my thoughts Words are like blanks and noise is pointless Man plays God...

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LIVING IN SPACE by Mfon Udoudo

We live in space, below space With no warmth nor cold, just faces Loose and falling with no braces With so much impacts to brace Empty and hollow is our brace Body and spirit crippled and crazed By floating bodies in space with no faces Leaving us only dazed I...

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RHYTHMIC WAVES by Jesse Asonze

Heartbeats fluctuating like tandem Pulsating in sync with attached electrocardiograms Eyelids fluttering in short bursts of reflexes All culminating in rhythm and poetry Sinners occupied by wicked acts Homosexuals impaling themselves with phallic rudiments Mercilessly pummeling their rectums Deny it not, amplitude is observed Runners taking strides towards victory Pendulums...

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WE ARE PART by Bauer Anyame

We are disabled. Not a lot that we ask, just enough of care and It’s rare. They labeled us just like black label, we are not able that’s why we need a cuddle. That’s enough to enable, A tingling sense to see, to walk, to sing, to dance, to play and...

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BROKEN VISION by Bankoke Kolawole

The chants they chant for justice, for equity, Their daily iniquity makes me seek till I fall sick Like little water into mighty baskets, the end is indeed the casket. Enough of this noise Justice or just tease Peace or just piss Madness is not radicalism. After Madiba, injured tease...

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A DARK PATH by Siraj Azeez Sabuke

A Dark Path. In the room darkened With the fragrance of silence I cry in silent whispers To the rumbling howls Of absence of trust in love. How relationships Built on sturdy mountains Of filtered love Subside like torrents of rain In harvest. Or were they transported In the crawling...

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