POET OF THE WEEK: “LIFE ITSELF IS POETRY, THE MUSE IS EVERYWHERE” – OLAYINKA SAMSON AREMU

OLAYINKA SAMSON AREMU is a Nigerian Poet and Spoken Word Artiste from Ado-odo, Ogun State. He is a Communications graduate from the National Open University Nigeria (NOUN). He started writing poetry in his Senior Secondary School days. Olayinka is presently one of Nigeria’s fastest rising poets and his insatiable love for...

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POET OF THE WEEK: SHADE MARY-ANN OLAOYE

One of Nigeria’s fastest growing female poets, Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye, is this weeks Poet of The Week (#POTW). In her young career, Shade has been featured in the University of Abuja Fellowship of Christian Students Magazine with her poem Hell n Heaven and an upcoming poetry anthology tagged ‘TREASURES OF...

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I TOLD YOU by Jerry Joel

I told you What my mouth couldnt spew Closely guarded secrets and sins Of all of yesterday’s meetings If only you knew how hard it was I told you About things only a part of me knew Things only my left eye saw And is still sore from what it...

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THE SECOND COMING by Joshua Levites

Before morning, there was moaning Smearing the innocence of the night, With two bodies entwined, To cause havoc Absent conscience, Absent worries, No thoughts, Just sounds, Gasps, And then snaps Coming together in harmony With shivering waists, Stiffened necks Determined legs, No regards to shame. The night just couldn’t wait....

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BE UNCOMMON by Izuchukwu Okafor

Among many things, being uncommon means Looking at the same things everyone else sees and thinking something different Seeking adventure over comfort and convenience Testing common assumptions Nurturing relentless curiosity Accepting responsibility Understanding that reality is shaped by our perception of it Keeping your word Constantly learning Noticing patterns Learning...

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I AM by Joshua Levites

I am the only wine Strong enough to make you blotto, The only cure to your illness. I know thou art mighty and strong Only because I am here, For you. With you. And only I, could be the reason You are weak, again. Only I could make you whole...

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