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Poetry

from different poets in Nigeria and around the world. Find the best poems from Nigerian Poets to inspire you.
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In my head butterflies sing of birth reality snaps it to a stillbirth. 9 months in belly, few seconds to life ousted its verve. God! They infiltrate dreams; to a…More

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Belly crys,head aches a jobless tomorrow,no pay… grateful am alive;how do I survive? These ideas these ideals …will light a fire will spark the glow,tomorrow. Hope, faith owed to…More

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Say she doesn't understand my poetry the rhyme scheme it seems bled out of the pen so I made out with spoken words sweet and fresh out like juice from…More

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Jam packed loggerhead rumbled tumultous echoes of dreams wailing yelling hooting in their different colours corners owners hustling,bustling rustling,wrestling down the streets hits,defeat in heat… to eatMore

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I feel the pain and see you with nothing to sustain but this plate chain handed down… I see you roam the streets belly empty,head hollow but a song rolling…More

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I am the one who you seek in your soul but can't find I am the one who knocks on the invisible door of your heart. You desire,require;inquire about. I…More

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Pitch black covers the lid I’m sitting in peaceful disturbance away with cloth; away with thoughts away with thrive sweaty wandering soul draped in its shadow looking faraway from tomorrow…More

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If I’m saying two same different things it aint figurative, not near literature. It’s me feeling stupidly uncanny: the mind ‘poli-tricks’ it’s intelligence; making you see sense in me,…More