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WHY? by Osagie Alex

Trends really don't last, Just like fake friends, People to busy to make amends, So a blend of sea water and tap water is still water put...

WORKSPACE POETRY.

My office at work is a decent office; I have no complaints. It’s a 10-foot square, with enough room to accommodate a narrow coat...

Guide to writing and performing Spoken Word Poetry

by: Lara Langworthy Brief Introductory Section: Spoken word poetry is the bringing life to poetry through performance. By performing poetry you are giving it a much more...

LET’S MAKE LOVE

October 2, 2013 at 1:35pm Deep in thought tonight, so much on my mind The stars twinkling; heard cricket outside chirping Emotions running deep, no way i...

DON’T CALL US SADISTS.

Poets are not sadists. They are not gods that gulp the gin of joy at the entrance of war drums. They are not men who rejoices...

I am Baga.

Mother! I could not count the number on my fingertips My teacher never taught me to count that much Was it counted with a faulty calculator? Mummy why...

Dream…!!!

  Growing up as a boy, My mother would ask, Son, what is your dream? After a long pause, It dawned on me like a lady that have passed...

#NaijaPoetryRocks by Osagie Alex

People think we are idiots, But they really don't understand us, They say what do we have to say, Poetry can never be a mainstay. So they said...

She left…!!!

An angel she was, Eyes glittering like sapphire and diamonds combined, Skin radiant like butter melting in the sun, sleek like the iphone 6 plus, Beauty of 10...

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa?

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa? Yes, we do. Why? Simple, so that we can add value to all the key...