Browsing: 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.

life nantygreens
Poetry 1

Of skinny children with empty bowls
Of moguls dressed in gilded attires
Of ancestors long gone

abused nantygreens
Poetry 0

When you came to seek my commitment
You came wearing no sterns but smiles.
You knelt to our customs, and laid a-front my parents.
You promised me heaven, on earth,

another day
Poetry 2

Orange clouds merge with the sun-filled spaces amidst leaf shadows on the wall

And our whole world becomes one gooey ember

Everywhere you look, the light is falling and even

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