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Last Night by Osagie Alex

Last night, cool and serene the atmosphere, Magnificent and radiant the ambiance, This wasn't just a moment under the covers, For the eyes of the world watched...

Olumide Holloway’s review of No Room for Small Dreams by Shimon Peres

I officially finished my first book this year yesterday May 20, 2020. Note, the key word is "officially." I've been "read-hopping" between 7 books, of which...

Poets preach Peaceful Election by Ferdinand King

Pay heed to the nightingale Song, Melody that sways all day Long, From the tree tops comes this Benediction, A sweet song for every Generation, Listen as Poets...

Sales Strategy for Poetry (i.e. Spoken Word/ Performance Poetry).

Recently I was asked if poetry is a passion or a business for me. I said it's a business I am passionate about. He...

Can Spoken Word Poetry go mainstream?

I've been asked this question by different people at different times in different formats. My answer has always been "YES." Then they ask me... How? But I...

Poems by Adeolu Talabi

    Rainy day The sky is grey and somber The air is light and cool It prickles my body In tiny cold itches Couples snuggle up Cozily in secured rooms Transferring warmth To...

Part Four: The Untold Story of Uriah the Hittite

Uriah headed to the edge of the forest to check on the traps. The boys in his village usually played at the edge of...

“The Rainbow”

Our people say             When the Rain falls, It pours not on Emeka’s roof alone But Even the patches of soft weed in Dolapo’s yard Are bathed and they...

Lamentation of a Coin

  Abandoned by my mother, Rejected by my father, Despised like and Osu, All for an offence I have no clue All for a crime I did not do.   Plucked-off...