A Nubian babel Herded to submission A defining heritage Traded for duplicitous salvation A rebirth inspired In the throes of passion Between the overlord And his floral mistress A servant’s robe discarded For a servile ideology Servitude in chains Exchanged for a mind in captivity The task master’s whip Firmly in the grip Of the … Continue reading There Will Be Blood
The year 2011 was no doubt a busy one for me; quite eventful and appreciably rewarding as well. I met with new friends who took interest in me for various reasons. While some took interest in me for a reason I still could not decode or decipher, others did simply because of my writings, social … Continue reading Walk Out On The Ovation
It was already dusk when I arrived at the Military School. The numerous streetlights and the erratic movement of fresh and regular students gave the bus car park a daytime feel. As I walked towards the school’s Assembly hall, I fell proud to be one of the students of this prestigious institution. Parents and wards … Continue reading Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation Exercise 1
Tell us about yourself, a brief autobiography. I wear many caps but I’ll introduce myself as Omolola Anne Famuyiwa, a media and public relations specialist, relationship coach, child rights advocate, public speaker and author. In addition to consulting for public relations, media and nongovernmental organisations, I serve as Project Director of Cares Global Network (CGN), … Continue reading Omolola Anne Famuyiwa speaks on Writing and her Poetry Collection – UNCUT
Home, Where the depleted energies Lost in the ever continuous combat Of living life or in trying to, Are refreshingly replenished, And the run-out rigour regained. Packet by packet Transferred through the bluetoothing Of compassion and concern by family, But also through wireless transfer of life and love From the familiar and friendly environment But also … Continue reading Home
Su’eddie Agema is a Nigerian bred on literature. He belongs to the ‘’up NEPA’’ generation. He is a member of Naija Stories and has contributed 25 literary works. ‘’Let there be Light ‘’ and ‘’All in a name’’ caught my fancy because I love poetry. In this poignant poem, he used humorous voice laced with … Continue reading Analysis of Sueddie Agema’s poem ”Let there be Light”
She is fine, She is hot She is sexy, She is not You confuse my life with a stereotype The type you see in movies and the likes Love me or not, I remain me She is short, She is big She is tall, She is slim You make me feel like just a … Continue reading Love Me or Not!!!
The noon plight and flight of the frightened owl Who said, surely she it was that bore its owl child But that the dilating nightmarish eyeballs And the disproportionate degree of freedom With which it swirls and twirls its eyes and head Made her desert her nest in fright! This is what is called … Continue reading Hatchery of Eggs of Oso-ngwa!
The time is some minutes past five thirty in the evening and I am sitting on a bench in a public recreational park. The weather is cool and the scenery is beautiful, as it is quiet. My legs are crossed and I am smiling to myself as I flip through the pages of the Sydney … Continue reading Park Runz
A short piece on crime and love of life. Three robbers had the opportunity of a lifetime to make it big… they also had the chance to save the life of a baby. They made their choice.
She has the most loving husband She lives the most traumatizing life She can’t give him a child She wants to please him; She has this phantom pregnancy Nine months later she gives birth The newly born bouncing baby girl Suckles from a bottle the very minute she’s born. They are the best couple … Continue reading Conspiracy in Birth
You take chances sometimes and they work out. If I told you how we met, most would be amazed that we became so close. It was a friendship forged in honesty. We had one or two hard moments, the rest was pretty amazing. Like a sister, girlfriend, lover and friend all in one. In some … Continue reading One Lost Finger
103 It was a bad night. He could feel it. Something was wrong. The Ninja was up, and someone, or some people, were going to die tonight. “A Ninja is not a magician Ryuu-san, neither is he an assassin.” Sensei Takeshi says. He makes the tea in that slow, deliberate manner of his. … Continue reading RISING NIGHT-Excerpt 8
From time immemorial man has not been able to resolve socio-economic issues such as war, hunger, famine, poverty and the likes despite huge resources that have been expended to ensure that these phenomena are surmounted. In this quest, several orthodox and non orthodox means has been suggested to combat man’s tripartite dilemmas. Literature has also … Continue reading Post-Modernism in Micheal Jackson’s and Whitney Houston’s Lyrics