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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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Was it the way the wind called your name; in whispers,Soft and soothing,Serenading you with rhythms you loved to hear?Or was it the ancestral beats resonating from history;Tales of brave…More

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When your mother returns Every day when your mother returns from the market It was you who welcomes her at the doorand she would have a smile for you. It…More

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1. ghazal for the ghastly going“I am not cruel, only truthful.” – Sylvia Plath I’ll take your love in rations: this portion will last ’til June,when my leaves turn brown…More

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Aririọ Kwuteli Here will I submit my supplication to Ala. O Ala! I know you are benevolent.You give children abundantly like rain and watch them grow like the akpu farms…More

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I see running feet Disarrayed like troubled ants Running violently in indefinite path I see hunters Pursuing preys dodging at gunshots Continuously in all directions Justification: Our cattle are hungry!…More

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