THE DAMN CITY ( ZAMFARA) | Poetry by Ahmad Muhammad Jamiu

Not for days, month or year When fear and grief has been still Not only in our midst...

JUST ANOTHER DAY | Poetry by David A. Estringel

It's been a week  since you left  and tore a hole in my atmosphere, letting in  the gamma rays,  the...

DEATH STROLLS US BY | Poetry by Kushal Poddar

In the laughs of a streetlight a homeless man feeds his kittens before having a morsel, and death passes him...

TEENAGE MOTHER | Poetry by Margaret Wairimu Waweru

I saw her again today  sitting at her usual spot, with palms on her cheeks  Flies and bees surrounding her...

ENSLAVED | Poetry by McGregorPoet

A moment of silence Then twenty one gun salute for our legends Legends whom had visions and ambitions Harambe was your...

IS THIS DEMOCRACY? - Poetry by Junaid Ismail Oluwadamilare

Even in the midst of griefs and pains, When the story shall be divulged,  No matter whose death it shall...

HE LEFT COZ I WAS A VIRGIN - Poetry by Dominique Mthembu

He came to us He looked extremely handsome you know My idea of a boyfriend. He greets the group but...

ODE TO SEA WAVES | Poetry by Hassan Jalal Weshah

O waves, blue waves, you are restless You are the pulses of the troubled sea That moves in a way...

HOW TROUBLE GROWS | Poetry by Joan McNerney

Trouble is patient,  hiding around corners. creeping through shadows,  entering without a sound. It starts as a seed blown by careless...

NOTHINGMAN-ETERNAL | Poetry by Kushal Poddar

Inside this open zoo of birds all exotic  we meet an intruder crow, a nothing bird, common man midst the...

HOW TO SURVIVE SUICIDE | Poetry by Temidayo Opeyemi Jacob

When your neck becomes too thin to carry the heavy thoughts in your head, When your hands become too stiff

THE PITEOUS CHILD | Poetry by Ahmad Muhammad Jamiu

They are the almajiris And homeless boys roaming and wandering around the streets Striving hard for their living Who flounder...

PULLING THE SHADES UP | Poetry by Dah

  There are deserted moments from the past, notes from different worlds that we backtrack in our journals. Then in...

THE HEIGHT OF THE NOBLE | Poetry by Ahmad Muhammad Jamiu

The height of the noble Is the greatest height Easy to settle, hard to reach     A place of survival for...

TRADITION | Poetry by Dustin Pickering

cold and empty steel and faultless we merge the wreck of history with soft eyes who gaze gently  on beauty promising immaculate...

RAPE | Poetry by Dominique Mthembu

I did not agree to it, given no choice or chance to protest My body deprived of an opportunity to...

SUE-CIDE | Poetry by Sulola Imran Abiola

Help me tell the world  that my burdens eloped me more than I can carry.  That I almost sang myself,  a...

SEMIOTICS IN DEBNAGAR | Poetry by Kushal Poddar

In your tongue ‘D O G’ means something else, no wagging tail, no barking, wetting your carpet, and if I...

DROPPED OUT | Poetry by Inufin Ayomide D'great

This is how heartbreak redesigned my heart, What is the meaning of true love when true lies have redefined the...

WITHIN HER | Poetry by John Ngundi

She had the zeal that only lacks anxiety She had ambitions that needed to be worked on Worked on exclusively smart 

I HAVE A DREAM FOR NIGERIA | Poetry by Oluwole Oluwatobi Solomon

I have a dream for my country, Nigeria I see glorious days ahead of you Nigeria, that you shall be...

LAST NIGHT'S TALE | Poetry by Joy Coppyz

Lively hard face With no love nor care Sips of bitter herb A battle fight,  My room was. Heavy falling drops

THE SACRIFICES WE MAKE | Poetry by Lewis Wamwanda

You will feed us with honey and milk To bribe us away from the pain But the memories will be...

WHY WON'T I CRY | Poetry by Ochia Divine

Don't tell me not to cry Was this the life we choose to live? You came in white now in...

NO BLAME | Poetry by Enebeli Fidel

When will there be peace? If some guilty elements Point fingers of strange accusation At my innocent fellow? I'll never blame...

LETTER TO MY MOTHERLAND | Poetry by McGregorPoet

I pledged my loyalty to the president and the nation of Kenya I was ready to defend the flag of...

AKUDAYA | Poetry by Adeshina Abiodun Emmanuel

Lost souls,  Souls of the dead,  Trapped between life and death;  Because they cannot find peace.  Adunni was but a young...

DIARY OF A SORROWFUL CHILD | Poetry by Agbaje Opeyemi Esther 

In a corner he sits, weeping and rebuking his life Lamenting the bitterness he has ultimately experienced Like a happy...

BROKEN | Poetry by Oscar Hamunali 

I wonder If you asked permission from God before you took my innocence. broke my heart in pieces. watch the...

I AM NOTHING LIKE YOU | Poetry by Enzy Art

A devilish smile on your face, pure terror in your gaze Dear dad, I'm nothing like you, All my life...

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