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Dear Poetry Newbies: what’s the deal with poetry readings?

If you write poems, or if you’re interested in poetry, chances are you’re aware of the phenomenon of live poetry readings at some level....

What if……….(random rambling of a wandering mind).

  What if this is not a poem, it is just a random rambling of a "wandering" mind? What if Abacha was right when he said...

It lies within………..!!!!

Now if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits,...

Parting…

what song shall I sing into the dusty winds? I know that smile that would not reach down your soul. what chants shall I make now. incantations of love departs my lips the...

HOW POETRY MADE ME A GOOD MARKETER!

  Poetry is no longer what I do, it is who I am!!! Our vision for poetry in Nigeria is to create a vibrant Spoken Word...

Some tips for live literary readings, or how not to be a prima donna.

A colleague of mine recently asked for some tips to give to writers before a live reading. This is what I came up with. -...

BEFORE I BECOME A SENATOR……!!!

Not my making just a futuristic inkling Politics is not my game But might find myself in same Though a little dirty, hope not to end up...

African Boy

I was born on the land when the sun neither sets nor rises. Where the stone is tender than the heat. I was born in the noisy marketplace where...

I’M SO GAY….

  Its a beautiful time and a glorious day Lovely and great as some will say Sun rises on my path today I’m just so happy and gay. Joy...

As I glance through these pages…

As I glance through these pages, I peruse with interest the written works of men who had no names but became famous. Men who did...