PHOTO POETRY (ISSUE 8)

PHOTO POETRY (ISSUE 8) RUSTED PETAL | Olaitan Maryam Mojisola I am… The battered treasure In your weeping hands, The cold voice Beneath your pounding chest. I am the crushed petal betwixt The t...

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 8)

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 8) BEYOND DIDACTICISM: A REVIEW OF MICHEAL ACE’S SERMON FROM A STAMMERER TITLE: SERMON FROM A STAMMERER AUTHOR: MICHEAL ACE GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 32 PUBLISHER: ACEWORL...

BOOK REVIEW (ISSUE 8)

BOOK REVIEW (ISSUE 8)  REVIEW OF ‘DIARY OF A BROKEN POET’ (A COLLECTION OF POEMS BY STEFN SYLVESTER ANYATONWU) | BY OGWIJI EHI-KOWOCHIO Life breaks people, so much that quite a number of them, li...

EROTIC ZONE (ISSUE 8)

EROTIC ZONE (ISSUE 8) LET’S GO BARE | Wakchin Nengak Let’s go bare And snap our lips To dust off themselves Mutually, While we fold ourselves Into a sensual bunch; As our palms creep gentl...

FROM THE BLUES (ISSUE 8)

EVERYTHING DIMS AT TWILIGHT | Olubowale Johnson Please, don’t bid me rise Here with my eyelids close I lie For why’s the haste into the day Whilst still so young If a little slumber can e...

SPOKEN WAVES I (ISSUE 8)

SPOKEN WAVES (ISSUE 8) Bankole Kolawole (BankHALL) is a poet whose mastery of consonance is jaw-dropping. He plays on words with ease, like he plays the Ludo game. He is best known for his impeccable ...

SPOKEN WAVES II (ISSUE 8)

SPOKEN WAVES II (ISSUE 8) Prince Charles is a 400-level student of Mass Communication in the University of Benin. The Festival Director of UNIBEN Literary Festival, Charles was the second runner-up at...

SPOKEN WAVES III (ISSUE 8)

SPOKEN WAVES III (ISSUE 8) Born Valentine Onyeka Ogunaka, Brainbox is one of Africa’s finest spoken word artist, teacher, activist, filmmaker, inspirational speaker and entrepreneur who started ...

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION I (ISSUE 8)

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION I (ISSUE 8) THREE POEMS | PROFESSOR CHRISTIAN ANIEKE MALAPHORS In a world of tasteless language and prostituted expressions Malaphors are good friends of writers Natural flow of w...

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION III (ISSUE 8)

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION III (ISSUE 8) PINNED DREAM | Helen Gyigya  Last night, I had a dream I saw PIN, rising like the break of dawn Its glory flurrying through the skies And in accelerated velocity Sp...

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION II (ISSUE 8)

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION II (ISSUE 8) WHEN SISTER MAR’YAM WORKS OUT | Chisom Okafor the world becomes a field where her pelvis is a bow and her legs draw whirlwind-circles on fists of clouds, overhead. ...

FROM THE CONNECT CENTRES I

FROM THE CONNECT CENTRES I ROHINGYA BLEEDS… | Maryam Gatawa With a wounded and broken heart, I reach for a splint of my rib honed as pen, for pieces of my soul, inked from my blood, hot and raging. ...