Month: June 2020

  • African StoriesPhoto of Desolate


    How do I start explaining that once it’s 11:00 AM each morning, my front door would open and I will be in a desolate area, a place totally different from my apartment? The first day…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of Again


    “I eee … never … yechi ghuuu …” For the very first time she spoke! It was a dark and creepy night. The voice of ‘my only companion,’ Jennifer, was so alarming that all my…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Depth


    Maybe we do have to shove aside our indifference Maybe then we can be different Maybe we don’t need to stand among Maybe by doing so we can stand tall Maybe we don’t need to…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Poetry


    Poetry is an invocation and expression Of powerful emotions An inspiration that brings imaginations To reality through tranquillity. Poetry is like an ocean Quite spiritual that it cuts across all religion When thoughts keep aching…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Right or Wrong?

    Right or Wrong?

    Even my thoughts could be sinful, so I’d first of all seek forgiveness of sins from God almighty Because I’ve been thinking: Do we really have right and wrong? If yes, why do killers go…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Remember Me

    Remember Me

    Remember me, I pray you, I remembered my gains, I remembered my pains, I remembered my tears in the rain, I remembered when I fell and sprained. For I’m remembered by myself. So don’t try…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Pale Stamp

    Pale Stamp

    Oh, child of remorse and distress, Enough of the crocodile’s wails in the rain. The world doesn’t rub a grimaced face with caress, But smiles at your shadow in disdain. Oh, child that is undesirable…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Dying Soul

    Dying Soul

    Tell the wind not to romance my naked skin till it exposes my scars, let it not dance with my hard black hair, let it not make me shiver like I’m its heir. Tell the…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Questions Unanswered

    Questions Unanswered

    Isolating my self from the outer world I wanted to figure out what was wrong Disaster upon disaster Things were falling apart I decided to ask myself Different questions That could give hints to where…

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  • Articles and OpinionPhoto of To Afrikan Fathers and Mothers of This Age and the Coming: Listen Well

    To Afrikan Fathers and Mothers of This Age and the Coming: Listen Well

    Hear my words, depicting truth, although, they might seem like a downpour beating the earth, do well to pay your attentive ears. In your bare palms, begins the foundation of this land. How you handle…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of The Departing

    The Departing

    Seven owls are on my roof, don’t ask me how I know, I think I can sense them and my senses are telling me that they’re seven. The dogs are howling very loudly tonight, it’s…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of Coming Out

    Coming Out

    In America, once your parents realize you’re a juvenile delinquent, they will ship you to the next military school available; most likely the farthest available. But in Nigeria they leave you to learn your lesson,…

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  • PoetryPhoto of My Tales at Fifteen

    My Tales at Fifteen

    Fifteen Was I when I had a soul sitting within me And a being on my back calling me mummy Fifteen Was I when I had to roam the street Hawking H20 while My throat…

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  • MusingsPhoto of I Am Africa

    I Am Africa

    I am Africa, Africa was born in me, So how am I not African? The songs of my forefathers, Praying from the shores of Atlantic to unknown lands. When their hearts and bodies bled, From…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Right to Live

    Right to Live

    Can’t make it right I can only write I can’t think can only speak My bones dried up Same time my ink dried up At this tender age I now spill blood in empty pages…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Soldier


    Mama warned: “Please don’t go to war,” Sister cried: “Why fight another man’s battle?” But he left through the backdoor for war He sneaked out to fight his country’s battle. He gave his lover his…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Ije Love

    Ije Love

    It’s with a broken heart that I write about us Sitting under our favourite ukwu ụdara thinking about us The same ukwu ụdara that we carved our names on Saying nothing can separate us ……

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  • MusingsPhoto of If Men Were God

    If Men Were God

    If men were God, then I guess this world would not be but a hell of bees. If men were God, trials and tragedy would be normalcy. If men were God, disappointment would be appointment…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Unfulfilled Promises

    Unfulfilled Promises

    I had constant battle with my emotions But love always won Love had dealt me different blows And I was trying to let go He came into the picture with all the warmth That made…

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  • Articles and OpinionPhoto of A Woman

    A Woman

    I know a woman’s heart is fragile. But do not use this as a device to weigh her down. If she loves you, she does for real. But do know: —She’s not your enemy in…

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