WWW (WORLD WITHOUT WOMAN) by Akinbode Oluwatobi Israel

World without woman: A day without the sky, A sky without the clouds, A dice without numbers. Flies on the rottenness of man; Hovering Silence in leaked cans, A Street with collapsed buildings – A world without woman. Babies weeping from rib cages, Rib cages without a swollen river, Babies will turn to toys, Men… Continue reading WWW (WORLD WITHOUT WOMAN) by Akinbode Oluwatobi Israel

DRIPS AND DROPS by Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwua

As the vehicle of adventure drives me farther away from your kisses and hugs, the rift between us grows wider. Hearts apart, like pockets of stars litter the dark sky of loneliness. I yearn for the day your moans shall, like the sun rays lit on my lones. As your grief laden voice, reverberates like… Continue reading DRIPS AND DROPS by Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwua

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WOMEN POETRY 2015

SEVHAGE Publishers and SEVHAGE Literary and Development Initiative, in collaboration with WRR.NG and other partners, is making a call for poetry on women to be edited by a team headed by award winning poet Su’eddie Vershima Agema. Guidelines: Each contributor can send a maximum of 5 poems, out of which the editorial team will select… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WOMEN POETRY 2015

#BringBackOurGirls: SO SADLY THEIR SOULS

So Sadly so their Souls So Sadly So Their souls Ours was a barrel of laughter that they will come home Our eagle eyes of tomorrow They could make our earth a heaven How come this vulture wears the eye of a dove? Our innocent children Their laughter and hope for their homes How come… Continue reading #BringBackOurGirls: SO SADLY THEIR SOULS

#BringBackOurGirls: WHEN WILL THEY BRING US BACK HOME

We are the girls from Chibok Was it a crime that we strove for our right The write to know all that in in the book Would our quest not be for our nation’s good Alas, we languish now in the hands of beasts They lied when they say we need not education Is life… Continue reading #BringBackOurGirls: WHEN WILL THEY BRING US BACK HOME