NAIJA LANGUEJ KONA (ISSUE 7)

NAIJA LANGUEJ KONA (ISSUE 7) MI AND MAI FREND bai Eriata Oribhabor Mai frend: Oga Eriata, yu de fo awa said o! Eriata: Wich said? Mai frend: A si se yu de fo Afikpo, afta, a kom si se yu enta Enugu. Y...

ACROSS THE OCEANS IV (ISSUE 7)

ACROSS THE OCEANS (ISSUE 7) SEASON OF BEAUTIFUL WOMEN by Arathy Asok Women are all beautiful this season They have scrubbed their faces with white marble And kissed deep on blood red wine Their hair ...

ACROSS THE OCEANS III (ISSUE 7)

ACROSS THE OCEANS III (ISSUE 7) Two Poems by Sergio Ortiz Bare Embers You, naked stretch out on my skin like a hill bitten by the sun. The fruit slips, grows, swells, it burns. At six in the mirror yo...

ACROSS THE OCEANS II (ISSUE 7)

ACROSS THE OCEANS II (ISSUE 7) Three Poems by Lynn White CANDLES How many candles must I light to commemorate all the dead souls, all the lives wasted in wars without end. So many that candle making h...

ACROSS THE OCEANS I (ISSUE 7)

ACROSS THE OCEANS I (ISSUE 7) Two Poems by Santosh Bakaya TO THE WOMEN OF ACCRA (Written in Accra, Ghana during my sojourn there in May 2016) Your glowing skin Speaks the language of love, Of hope, of...

SPOKEN WAVES (ISSUE 7)

SPOKEN WAVES (ISSUE 7) NJOKU PAUL CHIBUIKE HENRY Can we meet you? My name is Njoku Paul Chibuike Henry, also known as Fr33zinPaul. I am a spoken word poet, teacher, Master of Ceremony and event planne...

BOOK REVIEW (ISSUE 7)

BOOK REVIEW (ISSUE 7)  The Song of San Kano by Khalid Imam Genre: Poetry Publishers: Gidan Dabino Year: 2010 Number of Pages: 63 Reviewer: Aliyyu Umar Abubakar   Since the desert is the ocean of san...

FROM THE BLUES (ISSUE 7)

FROM THE BLUES (ISSUE 7) SAN JOSE by Mbanefo Chibuike San Jose came years ago booming, To stifle the breath in the dying, Seismic wave sweeping the heavens and earth, Until mother and I were humans l...

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 7)

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 7) EKO (OF THE STREET) BY EWO CHIDIEBERE A Succinct Review by Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom ABOUT THE POET Ewo Chidiebere is a young poet from Enugu State and a pioneer Poet-in-Res...

PHOTO-POETRY (ISSUE 7)

PHOTO-POETRY (ISSUE 7) STRANGE TO ME by Haastrup Samuel Adesanmi Well, this is strange for me ‘Cos with you, I unravel a new me In the creaminess of your sickly eyeballs I see a new being A new real...

TONGUES OF POETRY (ISSUE 7)

TONGUES OF POETRY (ISSUE 7) MMANYA NKWỤ by Amarachi Attamah   Gbọm! gbọm! gbọm! Nke a bụ ụda gị ma ị gafewa akpịrị Na-awụda n’afọ, na enye obi añụrị Jiri ọchị tee n...