Thursday, August 24, 2017

Articles / Poems

Articles / Poems

Poetry Has Value, But Do We Value It?

We write poems because we love writing poems, not because we expect to make a living from it. I feel like that’s probably the...

THIS IS NOT A POEM

THIS IS NOT A POEM IT IS MY WORLD A PIECE OF MY SOUL THOUGH I GET LOST IN THE RACE OF LIFE I WILL FIND MY WAY BACK...

POT BELLY MEN

Pot belly men of our great Nation Ambassadors of poverty Looters of National treasures Breeding nest of corruption Masters of lies and deceit See what you have done See what...

Tell Mr. Governor I do not Ask for Much

When I wake up under the bridge each morning, I call my mother, I tell her to go inside the house and wait, that this thing is...

ABIKU: The Child Predestined To Die

Time: strangled by the perfect game of retreat. Hope: tangled with the timely fate of re-birth. My name: (mysterious as it is) the call to life when brands on my...

Don’t write poetry…!!!!

  FRIENDLY ADVICE TO A LOT OF YOUNG MEN Go to Tibet Ride a camel. Read the bible. Dye your shoes blue. Grow a beard. Circle the world in a paper...

The Unwavering Courage

by  Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom  Life presents hardship and pleasure Life houses injustice and justice Life portrays cruelty and kindness But I know certain men Men who would defy all odds To...

The future of poetry teaching looks…(debate)

The future of poetry teaching looks dismal. It is falling into disrepute by citing rappers as modern day poets. POINT Given that the highly respected Royal...

Vexation Chronicle

I know lame men that can walk, men who sit on porches waiting for whom to lend them a hand when there are mouths for them to...

Conversation between Mr. Pen and Miss Pad

Here's a conversation between Mr. Pen and Miss Pad. I can't help but eavesdrop on them. By all means enjoy this. Pen: (Ponders) What can't...

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