Thursday, September 24, 2020

Articles / Poems

Home Articles / Poems Page 79

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...

I’m a prisoner

I'm a prisoner head bowed hands chained guilt in my heart my legs can hardly move ! I'm a prisoner my eyes reflects shame stared at with ignominy from the...

APOCALYPSE.

The zombies are back! Gnomes are now on track. Racing cannibals wielding phones, Staring as though they were stones. Mechanical movements on streets, Sometimes they fall and lose a...

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...

Where there is no love…(A poem for Bama).

  This is for you the future leaders of tomorrow that may never be You the beautiful son's and daughters of the sahara, that are now endangered...