FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 8)

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 8) BETROTHED FRIENDS Hunger is no friend of the belly Have you not seen how empty stomach grumbles? Like a pregnant sky at the brink of birth. I have been to the bitter dregs of hun...

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 7)

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 7) SUCH REGALE… by Olajuwon Joseph Olumide Thump! thump! The kingdom of hunger in chaos! Yeye Abeke is at it again, anchor of braais: Her pestle’s incessant intercourse...

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 6)

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 6) ROASTED CORN by Elemide Benjamin Maami, I know your words, I know your silence. I memorized your songs to my heartbeats: they tell of hope hungry to see tomorrow. I watched you t...

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 5)

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 5)   WHICH DO YOU PREFER? By Edwina ‘Neofloetry’ Aleme   I found myself in a restaurant, The waiter smiled, then a little chat, I clasped both hands, and then a no...

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 4)

Food Poetry (Issue 4)   WHAT KILLED UNCLE JOE by Pace Ejikem   Uncle Joe always had on a shirt of white, And a black or brown pair of pants to match. But his clothing wasn’t just of any size, ...

Food Poetry (Issue 3)

Food Poetry (Issue 3) Oke Agbo (For you, Dear Home) – Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau night will ask us for a song that will drool down the bellies of hungry men and we shall sing of yam pots that sit upon l...