21st Apr 2017
The Torch with Kola Johnson

HURTS AND DAMAGES

Kola’ Johnson launches his column, THE TORCH, with a prose-poem shining light on gender-based violence. In his words, the aim of THE TORCH “is to beam light on issues that...

12th Dec 2016
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MY ART: MY LOVE (Limericks by David Ezeani)

I. Lo! , I’ve drawn and painted all these And they all live, giving me bliss But thirst I for something special Then sketch me a replica of me facial...

25th Nov 2016
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SERVIO GBADAMOSI: The Art of Pitching One’s Tent In A Land Without Gatekeepers

Griggs rightly noted that poets are dying. But Poetry is not. How to know: Change the lens through which you watch this stage – where the Okigbos, the Okaras, the Clarks, the...

20th Oct 2016
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TO MY CHEVALIER

                How thou watchest calmly shepherd The nefarious wolf devour thy herd Thou art fully aware of this sweet- trouble pasture filled with...

02nd Jan 2016
THE VOICE OF HOPE

THE VOICE OF HOPE

Ho! The sound of the trumpet from a distance The sound of jubilee choir on high key Coming from the other side of the hill Lo! We waited with the...

28th Jul 2015
Albert Einstein on Solitude

SOLITUDE

        Pleasurable to savour With a pleasant flavour A peaceful moment Though lonely environment A moment of clear thinking The time of fair reasoning I feel my...

01st Jul 2015
PRIDE OF SHAME

PRIDE OF SHAME

Our green brains are full of dust. Yet skillful in lust. Have we not won enough Grammy In the very eyes of our family For decades of mediocrity and fatal...

01st Dec 2014
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THE PLACE OF HOPE

One Look One Sight Of blurred afar struggles One mind One thought Of earth’s life ambivalence Looking askance of self’s Future But yet, on the blink for hope One blue...

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