SALAAM ALAYQUM by Samuel Amazing Ayoade

Salam holds a glittering sword in his right And a well sharpened matchete in his left He cries for war in the nooks of every crannies Roaring on our streets and panting for blood With speeches decorated with tricks and cunnies Salam Alay’kum, Salam Alay’kum, I have seen peace cry...

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WHAT DO WE DO by Esther Oyebode

When death takes us yonder, and we see that it was not as we dreamt; when life’s breath still made us tweak, what would we do? When we find out that heaven and hell was the old wife’s tale to make us morally upright, and reward and punishment ends while...

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IN THOSE DAYS by Micheal Jacob

In those days when our fathers carried woods on bicycles When under the mango tress serves as relaxation centres Palm wine as red wine, cola nuts serve as chocolates Cleaning our mouth with the back of our hands In those days when our mother carried clay pots on their heads...

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SILENT DAYS by Tochi Onuoha

These days are void of the peals of laughter ringing out from the vocal orifices of playing children the sun embracing their naked,sweaty anatomies and the calling voices of their mothers tearing through the veil of the noon. . These days are void of the chants of the midday hawker...

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