• African StoriesPhoto of My Dark Years

    My Dark Years

    The sound of blasting bombs and shells exploding from mortars far away scared me as I sat down at a corner of the dilapidated primary school building which I was sharing with hundreds other people,…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Shades of Love

    Shades of Love

    Mom said it will hurt That I will loose no matter how much I fought Nothing more will seem right Even the sun will rise at night She said the day will bleed on my…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Tales of a Once Raped Dream

    Tales of a Once Raped Dream

    It was a dark moon night, I heard a spatted sound of footsteps behind me, Frightfully, I muttered like a hungry thunder waiting for rain. My heart beat hastily like a heart of a running…

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  • PoetryPhoto of I Can’t Breathe

    I Can’t Breathe

    For years you’ve suffocated me with your hatred and malice, You’ve pinned me down with your racial prejudice, Dishing out your warped brand of justice, Forced me to drink from your poisoned chalice, Now it’s…

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  • PoetryPhoto of No Means No

    No Means No

    I still can’t imagine how someone can do this to another, How can you force someone to give you what she doesn’t want to? Why strip a human being like you of her most valuable…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Another One Down

    Another One Down

    News flash… Officer involved in shooting… Suspected robber… Unarmed black… gunned down… Sighs… Tearful eyes. Hate… Cruel fate. Black kid strolling down the street, Unarmed to his feet; Shot dead like a dog, By the…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Pan Africanism

    Pan Africanism

    We roamed with shackles in places we can’t boldly call our home with cackles. For pieces worth less than thirty pieces of silver, we were scattered abroad like grains, picked and pecked upon by scavenging…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Black & White

    Black & White

    I’m black, you’re white Makes me wrong, you right? You’re white, I’m black Gives you all and keeps me in lack? We are black, you’re white Now I sit sadly to write You’re white, we…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Black is Still Golden

    Black is Still Golden

    People running… Mothers wailing… Children crying… A black is down! Struggling to catch a breath, But “I can’t breathe” Echoed into the ears of the national watchdog who seethe Time ticking… People pleading… Verdict passing……

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  • PoetryPhoto of #TheMatters Arising

    #TheMatters Arising

    How shall we narrate this real fiction, Or tell the story from the teller? How do we oppose this fictional motion When everyone suddenly became a debater? Where is global sanity where the sanity of…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Princess Miranda

    Princess Miranda

    Princess Miranda was a great beauty. Princess Miranda was a story to tell. Princess Miranda was my good fancy. Princess Miranda was the reason I fell. Princess Miranda walked up to me. Princess Miranda drew…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Hue

    Hue

    Dunked in extreme might conveys black, Dripping a surge of unsurpassed courage. The glittering pulchritude of white makes other hues slack, Wringing us out into drainage. Their fusion is as beautiful as the stars engraved…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Praying

    Praying

    I need to make memories and not die with dreams. I need to make the ones I won’t regret. You know that it takes the grace of God. Hope you’re somewhere praying. I want a…

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  • Articles and OpinionPhoto of Mistake: A Necessity in Lifes

    Mistake: A Necessity in Lifes

    Making mistake in life isn’t a bad thing, rather it is one of the best things in life. As far as you are existing, you can’t do without making a mistake. It is a fact…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of Ozoemezina

    Ozoemezina

    “Mama.” She looked at me, her eyes were red and weary. “Why are we running away from home?” “Because they are fighting.” “Who is fighting?” “Our people and others.” I wasn’t satisfied. I wanted to…

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  • MusingsPhoto of One Day We Shall Revive

    One Day We Shall Revive

    And one day, all the pandemonium will go away, The earth will heal again and proudly slay. The turmoil named “Corona Virus” Will be eradicated from the air And we shall be free from any…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Keep Writing and Call It Love

    Keep Writing and Call It Love

    Sometimes it’s a shiny sun, at times it’s a mild moon, It runs up as a beautiful bloom then runs down like a rapid ruin, At first it’s happy to express. Alas! It sad to…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Hurtful

    Hurtful

    It hurts to love you. Not knowing if it’s right, If I ought to or if I should, We are just friends… But as usual, I want more. I don’t even know, If you want…

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  • Fantasy and Adventure StoriesPhoto of The Untold Tale (A Tall Tale)

    The Untold Tale (A Tall Tale)

    There’s always an untold story, the kind that makes us sick to the stomach, the kind that makes us shiver as though the wind is romancing the leaves on the trees This is one of…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of Kidnapped

    Kidnapped

    You could hear your mother’s scream from the end of the call. Your father was fuming too. Your sisters were all screaming too. You could sense the tension and the fear in their voice. You…

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