ABACHA

Here in Yorubaland I meet Ifeoma who says she is Igbo NYSC brought us both to Western Nigeria She is so African, light skinned with thick body And she has got ‘the’ shape indeed! Strong arms never tired of household chores Blessed are her meals and she smiles a lot...

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MY PEN MUST BLEED

My pen must bleed! On this blank page, With words of rhymes and rhythm, I’ll lead thoughts out of the mind’s cage. My pen must bleed on this blank page! Fashioned lines must relay my rage, Block verses my soul’s anthem! My pen must bleed on this blank page …With...

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WORLD POETRY DAY on WRRPoetry

In celebration of this year’s World Poetry Day (Thursday March 21) WRRPoetry members are encouraged to write a short poem on ANY THEME and STYLE (rhyme or free verse). How brief can you be while painting the clearest of pictures? How thrifty can you be with words? How crafty can...

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