Dear Lilian

DEAR LILIAN There’s a mystery to be solved One sharper than two edged sword A trip to the forgotten depth The mystics of a mind In the body of a fair woman It begins with a sigh… Fair women always reflect sunlight To make blind a searching eye Yet, only but a stubborn man (As…

FRIENDS 👭👬👫

We were born Of a click of glass At the sharing Of a joke Of a smile Of a drink or puff Or a war Or woe or joy We were raised At instance of a spark Birthing red embers We could explore Fan it into a flame Or let it die And play with…

BLACK SHEEP by Ashanti, Nigeria.

​ Going back home from school, he feels miserable, frustrated & dreads what awaits him. But then, anger takes over just like always. With anger, it’s easier to block out it all out & prevent himself from hurting or appear affected. He wondered “why should I be as talented as my sister? Is it a…

No Regrets

Let the beach wash the old sand And carry away the dead seashells Along with my guilt Along with my hate And all that bounds me to ground… Let new air fill my lungs As my heart beat a new rhythm Flushing my veins Off bad blood… The past is the road behind Potholes and…

Tribe by Godwin Ebube, Nigeria.

​ She’s beautiful  And young But she is afraid of love She wouldn’t want to cry again Since her dear one ran away  ❤ You loved her But she’s not who mama wants ; She’s yoruba.  You can’t look at her anymore  Ever since you rose her belly up  And left to marry Amaka ❤…

Dear Uncle by OKUNOLA WEMIMO MERCY. 

​ Dear Uncle,  I have spent frustrating years trying hard to understand this reality. If only you were here then we could talk about this, but by the time you receive this I will either have joined them or beaten them. Perhaps  part of the problem is that I am trying so hard to understand…

Girl of True Beauty by Toluwaleyi onipede (Nigeria)

​ Girl of true beauty. 💚💚 The gleaming light of the stars cannot compare To that which you give when you’re not in despair Saying  this is even an understatement Because I wonder the time that God spent In modelling this master piece That is your face which brings me peace. 💚💚 Yet not only…

Silver Horse by Yinusa Azeez Olasunkanmi (Nigeria)

​  SILVER HORSE CHAPTER ONE(1)-Cassandra and I (Episode 1)      The journey of a thousand mile begins with a step. Each step of faith begat new hope, but only the right step yield a positive fruit. The story of Cassandra and I started on 18th of November, 2005.      “Good morning Cassandra, It’s…

Girl Child  by Given Tapiwa Banda (Malawi)

​ GIRL CHILD Many are the days of tears, Few are of happiness, Longer are nights of mares, Shorter are dreams of brighter days. I walk with scars of fear all over my fresh, Nobody is at my face, They say being me, I can’t be a leader, Nor a reader, Finishing school has nothing…

Love from Another Time💓

I will start with a story of love❤ It is a story of two doves soaring the heaven above It is the tale of a kiss inside the veil of moonlight It is a story of a ‘us’ 💖 Cycles ago, when the night was young… I danced with a princess inside a ball 💖…

Into Ronke’s Head

Written by: #Temmyphil Genre: Fiction I can’t tell anyone what I’m passing through, I would rather die!     To be sincere, I can deal better with the shame of my disgust on what I have to do to survive on campus than to have to deal with the shame of other people’s disgust if they…

If We Love

Let us love like time; We did slide Ticking with the tide Going round in circles But never a moment twice We did be stinkingly rich In years and hours And spend every dime In each other arms We did be then And now, and ever All at once. ¤ Let us love like water;…