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Hangmen Also Die – Part 2

This is to the men who are Priestsinners to solace in their bodies, Whose hearts are priestson cells  to wallow cry Men whose throats are pathways to paradise! To...

HANGMEN ALSO DIE

Shall we ask for the forgiveness Of our scenes - those memories of our being... Forgiveness for the scenes Of hail-men, summoned Into redemption through the noose; Whose throats are...

The Umbilical Cord by D Ray

When the day gets grey as night, it births another day,life is one big merry go round. "Those who forget their history are Condemned...

Peter, my love…!!!

Let me tell you a story about my love Peter One of my many followers on twitter. Got me falling hopelessly with his love letter Till we...

Untitled by Olúwádàre A. Kóláwolé

Friday! TGIF! Lucifer sighs in anxious relief With a busy pitchfork He sets about the slimy task And reaps a million souls The watchman shouts in frantic warning Unheeded, the sentinel's...

The orgies of violence, and the violence of silence

  Not for their sin; not for my sin then for whose sin? Maybe not for sin.     Cries, tears and wails Amidst the agony, anguish and pain Cut through the...

HOW TO MOURN NIGERIA

Gather your woeful garments Move towards the sick slain valley With a blank eyes of hot tears List out the corrupted coroneted woes Table the names of those...

Is poetry dying?

QUORA QUESTION: Is poetry dying?   ANSWER TO THE QUESTION: I’m afraid not. Poetry is not dying, it is evolving It is evolving from a mainly academic exercise into a...

BURNING ROOF

Every night, my father's house is a marketplace where women buy and sell curses and the only legal tendency are hisses and jest where the noise never dies down. We...

OBIAGELI

The mammoth’s ever-white tusk The ostrich potent racing legs The sky’s sol; moon and thunder The lion’s tearing teeth and cutting claws Obiageli The porter at the Heavengate The goddess...

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