Akinbola (K)Hadijat - PAPARAZZI

Akinbola (K)Hadijat – PAPARAZZI I’m fizzling outBecause the light of the camera is putting my sight to avertable shame The light on stage calls or intimidateThe stage lovers practically initiate me in spirit But again this ecstasy feels like a royal horse galloping for a tournamentOxymoron is being empty andContinue Reading

13 minutes to sunset

iAmEmmanuel – 13 Minutes To Sunset; Say love is an irony;Of things never to be forgotten;Of smiles never to be shut;Of happiness never to be quenched.Say love is anything beautifully wrecked. But you’re beautiful.You’re Lucifer – an embodiment of the beauty and sonority I seek.So, I ventured into the businessContinue Reading

Bill Ivans - LOST in the TIDES

Bill Ivans – LOST in the TIDES; It’s midnight and I don’t hearthe footsteps of Pa climbing the stairs. The thuds of wooden bootsAnd the scent of rubber he wears as his perfumeNo longer comes with the night air. It’s rainy season. The tapping of raindrops on the window paneRemindsContinue Reading

Beyond The Rails - Poem by Bill Ivans

Beyond The Rails – Poem by Bill Ivans; We are dead!We lived, so long agothat we inherited fields where glory dwelled.But now we lie. We lie as victims of perpetual sluggishness. And here you stand, Alive!Where someone else stood before,And someone willWhen your mummy meets our corpse. We were theContinue Reading

Despondent Sirens - Poem By Bill Ivans

Despondent Sirens – Poem By Bill Ivans Last night the siren came;It was sister’s bodyLying cold in fresh red blood. The old brown ceiling hung low,Begging a view of the lifeless personThat once saved it of cobwebs. We can’t be this way – abandoned –Like this old house that knowsContinue Reading

Grey Matter - Poem By Bill Ivans

Grey Matter – Poem By Bill Ivans These bodies are all citiesbounded by territories of prideAnd deception,Shielding insecurities from the rest of the world –Internally corrupt with broken fabric and slack cells,Yet highly labeled on the global stage of life for fame;Betraying the citizens within. These bodies are just stewardsContinue Reading

Priceless Price – Poem By Solomon Temitope The price for our victoryShall be an impresa in history.Though very expensive, still, we toil to achieve. This land is richBut desecrated by men –The debris is beyond our reach;A profit to the businessmen. Forest turned desertWith no oasis in view, Hunger hasContinue Reading

Sprinng Literary Movement Poetry Contest

The Sprinng Literary Movement has announced the commencement of their annual Sprinng Literary Movement Poetry Contest! ​Sprinng literary movement is a literary society for Promotion, Revitalization, and Improvement of the New Nigerian Generation in Writing and Literature. This movement was founded in June 2016 by Mr. Kanyinsola Olorunnisola as aContinue Reading

This poem beginsNot in the daylightor on beautiful morningswhen larkssing and crickets chirp sounds like jazz music,Not when there’s a rainbow and the sky is beautiful. This poem begins at midnightWith the screech of owls,the howls of wildcatsand squeaks of bats. This poem begins at the intervalsbetween the strikes ofContinue Reading