THE CONCEPT OF GODHOOD IN POETS: HOW POETS BECOME GODS an essay by Aremu Adams Adebisi

There is something about poets that makes them gods. It is not the relativism of their works or their verisimilitude. It is not the aptitude of their word usage or the striking semblance of a symbolism. I tell you certainly, it is not metaphorism and other categorical comparatives. It is apparently the mystics manifested in… Continue reading THE CONCEPT OF GODHOOD IN POETS: HOW POETS BECOME GODS an essay by Aremu Adams Adebisi

WRITING POETRY: 22 2S BREAKDOWN

  The poem, 22 2s was inspired by a song by one of the greatest rappers of all time; Jay-Z. In his debut album, Reasonable Doubt, there’s a song by the same title. In it, Jay Z does something similar, using alternate versions of the word ‘two’ twenty-two times. That is what inspired my verse.… Continue reading WRITING POETRY: 22 2S BREAKDOWN

NIGERIAN POETS’ PERSPECTIVES ON POETRY – A DISCUSSION

Poetry is a form of art enjoyed by many: for some it’s therapeutic; for others, it ought to be strictly formal and in conformity with universal standards. While a majority feel that poetry should just flow through natural courses as a river would; others are of the opinion that though the flow is natural, the… Continue reading NIGERIAN POETS’ PERSPECTIVES ON POETRY – A DISCUSSION

BASICALLY POETRY: INSTRUCTIVE POEM AND NOTES by Graciano Enwerem

Basically, poetry is the most abused genre of literature. Maybe, this is because there are more lazy writers in this generation than there ever was. Everyone seems to be distracted by the unfurling events that flash a little quicker than flash fiction would tarry to carry. I wish that poets (especially those who think they’re… Continue reading BASICALLY POETRY: INSTRUCTIVE POEM AND NOTES by Graciano Enwerem