• PoetryPhoto of Giving Up

    Giving Up

    I’m so tired I am drained I admit I can’t bring myself to hope And so with silence I let go Without words I whisper goodbye Will you let me go In peace will you…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Disenamour Dearie

    Disenamour Dearie

    In my lonely bed, My eyes shut just to feature you in my head I could remember, I could recall That, I cease to forget. The night you walked in I could feel your presence…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Blind Justice

    Blind Justice

    White killing black is sin! History told us how we were killed Brutalized and murdered without justice Yesterday, a Negro was killed with white kneels on his neck Whose only identity with us is black…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Abyss


    A voracious tiger the abode unfathomable depth of profound eternity Destitute primeval chaos of insanity A chasm of great explode Void of phantasm as thought Glorious wish of the seeker Dwelling cosy, what a sneeker…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Euphoria


    Sound of drums teleporting beyond the river Avalanche of weird feeling sweeping through its coast Like a balsam to the hurtful soul A folklore of the laughter hunting demon put to sleep and robbed of…

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  • Pidgin PoetryPhoto of Open Letter to Rapists

    Open Letter to Rapists

    Una wey konji dey hol, how market? Shebi una dey use Aunty play una antics, Una well done o! Konji no be bastard. If konji hol you, E mean say, ‘body no be firewood’. Konji…

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  • MusingsPhoto of A Radio

    A Radio

    Conundrums have stolen the tick of clocks And now we haunt In the shadows of prairie Which sights unveil the anus of fowls Grasping at straws Holding cloaks of a dime witted halogen smiles Underneath…

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  • Micro PoetryPhoto of Complications


    It started with a kiss then she smacked and hiss, he caved and missed then she got pissed their vibe got dismissed. He lashed “damn you Lariss” she shouted “I hate you Chris”. But all…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Pulling Out

    Pulling Out

    From the ample years of solitude, many perfect the withdrawal tactic others fail miserably; repeatedly. It explains why when eyes dart their way, they dart off course—or bounce off; and why when accosted, they sidestep—or…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of Another Year

    Another Year

    Dear Jennifer, I have stumbled my whole life, unsure of myself. Waking up to the same question. Who am I? What is my purpose? What do I have to share, for the sake of posterity.…

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  • African StoriesPhoto of A Flick of Hope

    A Flick of Hope

    The long awaited night finally came. The hall was saturated with shouting and dancing, as the students injected the atmosphere with euphoria, coupled with the sensational jams emanating from the office of the DJ at…

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  • Prose PoetryPhoto of Love Me—Don’t

    Love Me—Don’t

    You let me know that your rigid soul would take all the stones I throw at you just to feel better, yet you remain unshaken. Taken. I mean, I hate how I know I am…

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  • Prose PoetryPhoto of Saints Among Us

    Saints Among Us

    They are humans just like us, at least in the flesh we think. For their way of life has a certain peculiarity, their behaviour different from ours. They are detested because they cannot be emulated…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Abiku (A Tale of a Dying Child)

    Abiku (A Tale of a Dying Child)

    A child born to die Children who have secret plans to die A child conceived but never lived One who is born to die Predestined to die As joyful as it is to have a…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Contend


    Today I will contend. I will contend with the night for causing the day to end and bringing active moments to a halt. I will contend with its darkness, contend the way it silences the…

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  • Micro PoetryPhoto of Cry of Blacks

    Cry of Blacks

    I live, you live We live, we move I’m black, you’re white Our love shines bright I’m black, so you say Unequalled love on bay Callousness be shoved off Hands on we move and surf…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Not All Byes Are Good

    Not All Byes Are Good

    You should’ve passed by When I asked how you were doing But you replied, “Good.” And I asked what name you go by “Hannah,” you said. You became my undoing Tore me apart and Loosed…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of The Shape of You

    The Shape of You

    My evestrum has always showed me you Long over time predestined to be with you Out of happiness my teeth I flashed Felt like Adam at my first glance at you For I love most…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Deep


    You said I should write you a song, But all I could write was a poem. I had it at mind, But I kept spiting rhymes. Spiting rhymes for the kind, For love, against hate…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Dear Mosquitoes

    Dear Mosquitoes

    Dear mosquitoes, As you prepare to feast on my naked body, Before you send in your best jihadi! blood, skin, soul, I embody. Piercing my body with your spear, plugging a pipe into my running…

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