WHAT IS MAN by Joshua Levites

What is man without joy in his world, Holding his hand in turbulence, Cheering him to serene laughter Even to the face of an angry life? What is man without strength To rise on his feet and bear his cross, Amidst mockeries from the challenges Aiming to break his bent...

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FOR YOU, TASMANIA by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

(For the extinct human group: Tasmania Aborigenes) I heard the geckos sing – a fairy tale As they traverse the walls of forgotten memories: Love has forgotten you, O Tasmania For you have outgrown nature This was you, Tasmania: Flower of the sun-rising – blossom inits youthful age Little periwinkle...

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DARK CLOUDS by Mfon Udoudo

Where do the clouds kiss the hills? When does dusk kiss the dawn? It’s the point of the deals The point where they fawn Gently, slowly, the plant buds Morning, and it blooms In thick, in thin, it weathers the muds In seasons, nature grooms The whirlwind blows hard Dusts...

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THIS DREAM TALKS by Yugo Gabriel Egboluche

Walk me, feed me! Bare, starved, stifled in this temple, I lay stagnant with abilities shrouded in vile expectations. Won’t find rest, in your resist, to walk me through a burst into being, for purpose made that I fulfil for humankind – through your mortal self riddled with doubt, in...

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THE MUTINY OF THE DEAD by Adeosun Pelumi

The wilted branch of the willow tree Drooped, touching her headstone with its tender fingers, The browning grasses and the primroses stood like A thousand soldiers, ever watchful and protective of her realm, They were her friends and her only companions The muffled silence and the mournful wails of the...

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