NEW YAM FESTIVAL

[caption id="attachment_11260" align="aligncenter" width="320"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [New Yam Festival][/caption] O' ye town crier pick up your resonating gong and proclaim the arrival of a New Yam Festival Run to the village...

DRIED ROOTS

[caption id="attachment_5879" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Dried Roots][/caption]All seem to be intoxicated by modernization, making corruptions the order of the day. Were we colonised to forget the ways of our fathers,...

LET THE CLEANSING BEGIN

[caption id="attachment_5786" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Let The Cleansing Begin][/caption]The gunshot has been fired The athletes have left the mark too: The best was leading His joy approaching Suddenly, he is...

I FEEL NO SHAME

[caption id="attachment_5589" align="aligncenter" width="344"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [I Feel No Shame][/caption]Why have you shut your eyes against your old culture? Does my iro and buba not do me well than your ‘mini-gown’?...

I NEED AN AFRICAN MAN

[caption id="attachment_5426" align="aligncenter" width="344"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [I Need An African Man][/caption]I too need an African man, A man, who, when he talks about creation, Talks about me, A man who believes...

I WEEP BECAUSE…[2]

[caption id="attachment_4076" align="aligncenter" width="430"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [I Weep Because [2]][/caption]My stance is cast, Pelt me with pebbles of hate Cast me in the armor of prejudice I shall remain the debris...

OKONKO

[caption id="attachment_3095" align="aligncenter" width="436"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Okonko][/caption]At the market place, And the fireside, under, The Udara tree, I have seen them mock you, And worship your death. You, *Okonko, Public shamer,...