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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.

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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I pick my voice from a pristine stream Echoes of truth chase me every which way I go I carry arabesque of songs On my palms I…More

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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