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Sailor: A Poem by Victor Oladejo

The day the trees bore me died, I, the son, stood on the edge of the cliff of my mountain and peered At the wreck of...

If I Were Jesus: A Poem by Chukwuemeka Oluka

Come to think of it; Jesus was quite humble while on earth If I were Jesus that resurrected from the dead, I would run round the streets...

The Reason For The Season: A Poem by Solomon Ekoja

As we celebrate Stay away from sin Remember the poor and needy Extend the love of Christ And believe in Jesus for salvation

Bloody Valentine! – A Poem by Becky Peleowo

                 I Bring roses for my love, Scatter delicate Lilies so white, Moradeke, my queen, my dove, So now, why do we fight? Old naira notes squeezed into a...

The Sad Period Of Grace : A Poem by by Emmanuel Enaku

When I was younger, I was told the story of a child. A child born in a manger, in hay and under the clouds. I was told of...

Don’t Give Up: A Poem by Faith Oyadiran

Twirling and swirling the rogue waves gathered Like a funnel, they whirled. into a majestic wind A Typhoon! It rides on vicious waves like a horse. It thunders like the roar...

Cupid And A Strange Town: A Poem by Victor Oladejo

I Cupid enters a town, today they celebrate love, his greatest weapon, On a corner of a street, an old woman seats on a stool, She holds...

To My Beloved: A Poem by Oluwaseun Osanyinro

Love, they say has no senses The feeling they say makes one feel weightless Yet, when I met you, it was as if I had run...

Triumph of the Virgin: A Poem by Becky Peleowo

I thought he would be the missing piece of my puzzle. At the dawn of our acquaintance I was his idol; loved and adored.

JUST WHY? a poem by Becky Peleowo

They said he died for me And washed away my sins They said his bloody stripes heals every bruise and pain They said he rose again from a...

A season to be Jolly : A Poem by Becky Peleowo

So what’s your reason for the season? To kill, to steal, to maim or defame? To suppress, to oppress or make others feel depressed Who exactly do you wish to impress, The humble host or his gorgeous guests?

My Trailing Light: A Poem by Oluwaseun Osanyinro

I could say a million thanks for being a source of inspiration Your zeal and tenacity towards ensuring you raise a balanced army runs deep You...

Celebrating New Life: A Poem by Solomon Ekoja

Tick after tick Three decades beckoned Like spider webs Woven with spurned promises Around the scripture ceiling Of Matthew: 1:21 On came the anthem From river Jordan With sounds of an acapella...

Don’t Give Up: A Poem by Victor Akintomide

He toils night and day, under the whiplash of the sun, He thirsts for something more, something that slips out of reach, It writhes and crawls,...

One More Push: A Poem by Solomon Ekoja

Century after century Year after year Nation to nation And village to village The story’s the same One more push Always makes the difference The corridor of history is laden With multitudes...

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