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Artmosphere, one of Nigeria’s leading culture, literature and arts events will be hosting three poets in the city of Lagos. The event will involve poetry readings and conversations from the myriad themes written by...

https://youtu.be/AC1wGvPnTl8 Jasmine Mans - " I Know you Didn't Mean to Kill Him" Jasmine Mans performing live at The Strivers Row presents "Viewers Choice". http://www.thestriversrow.com http://www.facebook/thestriversrow http://www.thestriversrow.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/thestriversrow

All day we sat Not a few bottles of wine did we drown in Chicken wings sailed with the wine We recounted the good old days Not sure how good the days were But I was sure the days...

https://youtu.be/3mrA-1Km-j0 WORD UP 411 is a TV show that is all about Poetry and Literary arts in Nigeria and beyond.  

I gaze, I reflect, I meditate This is always my fixed mental state This is unique to me and not an inherited trait I'm happy it came early enough not when it would be late... My mind is...

https://youtu.be/Y-59KDG-rKw Michelle Madsen performing at Queen Mary Review's Spoken Word and Poetry Evening, Mile End, Thursday 29th January 2015.

They ask what’s sugar made of I ask if they’ve ever seen her smile I wanted to know If they’ve seen the power of softness Happiness dissolving on the lips. Before the man confessed he fell He first started to...

SOS POETRY SLAM 1.0 saw young poets from different parts of the country gather in Oshodi, Lagos-Nigeria on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The poets came to do what they love best – speak words...

The Lagos International Poetry Festival returns in 2016, Oct. 26th – Oct. 30th, with the theme Paging the Future. This year’s festival will examine the role of the artist in shaping the outcomes of the...

Naija my naija, I dey hail o. Land wey green, Wey overgreen dey worry. With all dis ur green, Pple still dey commot go find greener pasture. Na wa o! You no tell dem say the grass dey green only when...

A dream deferred leads to the heart sickness Of a generation of people They presented the cheque for their 40 acres And a mule The cheque was made of rubber And it bounced sky high Like a doped up dude Ralph...

  The inchoate thoughts in my cerebral facility Are propelling me to a point of torpor and soporific profundity, Wherein I become incapable of lucid, pristine and accurate rhetoric, So I satiate this page with a plethora of...

I trip over my doll; a slap I slip across the tiles; a spank I slumber on my homework; real beating Let me forget to eat my lunch; I'm dealt with! Who will beat my daddy? He says he's...

Like the purr of a cat Is the cry of a new born And like the whine of a dog Is the wail of a mourner So like the tears of a croc Shed Eko's family The night he died We...