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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.

Once by Godwin Godson
Poetry 0

Once You once lived in splashing colors Rainbows, magic and light. With your illuminated skies of dancing ferries With your countless conquests on raging seas We were allies in…More

Welcome to sixteen REZthaPoet
Poetry 1

 WELCOME TO SIXTEEN Through pain Tears, sweat and sorrow you bore greatness By hard work, harder work and prayer You shame atheists You have brought out marvel, From out…More

No More Nkem joy chime
Poetry 31

Bright colours… That’s what I thought of when my lover swept me off my feet — literally — and spun, as I screamed in dizzying delight. Happiness swirled in my…More

the personage ebenezer toba
Poetry 3

The Personage Seated in the foyer of Èko suites The air smelled sweet. “Everything I love but not this country ” “Excuse me “, I speak. “Are you from Europe?”…More

abeeni nantygreens
Poetry 1

Abèèní Refuse me a final refusal For when máámi sings my oríkì In smouldering sounds I will rustle into a romantic haze And dance the steps of the blazing tribes…More

KY nantygreens
Poetry 0

KY I have been brought on this earth to love another who does not care. Even though I have given all that I have to her, she demands much more…More

maami my mother nantygreens
Poetry 11

Maami (My Mother) A great star she is, Dazzling all with her peace Encompassed with love, Kindness, and good gestures Under her tutelage – Maami Nothing brightens like her light,…More