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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.

Kiss
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First kisses could be sloppy Wet and harried like new born puppies Bittersweet, yet lovely Once tasted, forever remembered Lives not more than fleeting seconds A meeting of…More

Gathering Cloud
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Araba, What are you still doing out there, unmoved? Are your ears so muffled that you cannot hear the river roar? It is approaching… Won’t your sense dialogue with…More

newborn-existence
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Life is beautiful its intricacies intriguing one moment am a child The next an adult Just YESTERDAY, I gave my mum a first kick, then a first cry I…More

Poetry 1

It was a typical love commotion, This time, You're drowning in the pool of total confusion, Being the poor victim violently Crushed by the big feet Of…More

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Forgive me friend For I can’t forgive you As much as I try not to remember It all keeps coming back The pain, the shame The tears, the fear…More

Poetry 1

I am Dis(u) Fortune my Father, Ill(i) Fortune we've always been poor and fear we always will but Father says if we have Patience, we will get Goodluck I struggled…More

Poetry 2

The odour here is strong I wear it around Like a lip-stick On the shoulder of an unfaithful spouse … To be sane here is hard Everywhere reeks of marijuana…More

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