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Site  of Broken Heads And Bones

Monday, October 7, 2019
(A Poem Against Political Violence in Kogi State) This is a tale of violence everywhere Lads of yesterday are bearing arms like damsels 39; handbags They sing choruses of threats, violence and war And they are on rampage, causing havocs here and there Firing gunshots and destroyi ...

*I’m burning*

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Never have I been a bitter person just as I am right now. A deed from a beloved brother causes me sleep. My temper is right now beyond anger. He did not care about the blood that mattered While breaking, shattering my mind. He has drawn tears down my dry face. Is this how much he loves me? I ...

Relationship

Friday, August 16, 2019
Relationship is a serious business be it serious or casual relationship. Some persons are in serious relationships, but are casual persons. Some persons are in casual relationships, but are serious persons. Both persons are found in both relationships. Some persons take the other s k ...

I Fell Ill With My Boss

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
My boss and I fell ill the same time. He went to hospital, to receive treatment. I was at home treating myself. I sent him text of my situation, he didn rsquo;t respond to know my situation. He sent me text of his situation, I responded he gets well soon, while I was not yet well. He migh ...

Him

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
She saved his name In the dearest part of the Places in her phone-book As him As the wall-paper As the ringing tone As the welcome message As the shut-down message As the reboot message As the password As the screen lock As the screen saver Because it was him. She saved his name In the ...

The Cobra in Matriarchal Beauty

Saturday, August 10, 2019
It is only a big fool that marries from a matriarchal family And a heavy-weight duffer marrying from the matriarchal clan There is always a poisonous cobra, mamba and adder in the matriarchal Beauty. Snaring like calypso to thrash the callow ridden odyssey in the lover As it went for the ...

THERE WAS ONCE A PEOPLE ...... (Igala: A Nation Now Torn Apart, Vol. II)

Monday, July 22, 2019
There was once a people who spoke with one voice There was once a people who trusted one another And collectively fought the cause of their common heritage There was once a people who dined on one table And pulled down the walls of their opponents I was told of a people who fought wars and co ...

Wole Soyinka: The Abiku Of Remo Forest

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Dined on Olumo rock Wined in the solitary forest of Egba Danced a million times With bush-baby Until the relics on face Severed the umbilical cord Beautiful Ebora Eating eight and half decades A divine ointment gift After many dyings On the slab of junta Serenity; ...
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