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Poetry

from different poets in Nigeria and around the world. Read inspiring poems from contributing Poets to inspire you.
We publish not only contemporary Nigerian poets but also African poets and their poetry.

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I hear him ranting Cursing it seems to him Ranting is it to me I do not speak To do, would break my monopoly I’m smug in my intelligence…More

December
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(this has previously been posted on the blog. It's another christmas season, let's enjoy it.) Dis-ember; I love sing the seven days of Christmas merry with friends and families.…More

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The solemn thought of life The inevitability of death Cuts deep like a knife Alters the very breath Today the rose shines so bright Commands admiration from every eye…More

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Shon-Sir! Marooned enforcer of the republic Roasting under the naked sun At the flash of murinaira He licenses night-raiders Mowing blossoming palm fronds Who refuse to wet the…More

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Mirrors tell tall tales of me Spin webby yarns of how good I look Gift me dreams; lofty high Where only thoughts; dare fly Mirrors, speak so clearly to…More

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Stuck on this bed Heart suffering hundred degree burns It feels ugly but I know it’s just for a time From burnt endings; new beginnings arise. Living in my…More