Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM

Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM

Members are to compose poems of 30 lines to 50 lines SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS Call for Submission VOICES OF FREEDOM (AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS TO MARK NIGERIA @ 51 INDEPENDENCE) FOR YOUNG POETS RESIDING IN NIGERIA ONLY Poetry on any of the following fathers of Nigerian Independence: Sir Ahmadu Bello Obafemi Awolowo Nnamdi … Continue reading Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM

52 YEARS – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

52 YEARS – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Now you are 52 – Yesterday is past. We recall 1960; 1967-1970 still tell stories – Of course, no victor no vanquished. The sun sets at dawn, Children down with kwashiorkor. Khaki boys from barracks have gotten a koboko – A change in this Obodo, Many Olodos eating cocoa. Now you are 52 – The … Continue reading 52 YEARS – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

The Nigeria of My Dreams

The Nigeria of My Dreams

  Light everywhere, more like the 1st day of creation. I see beautiful houses, mansions. I see skyscrapers. I see good hospitals, schools. I see good roads, transport systems. I see an industrialized economy with ‘democratized’ goods of the people, for the people and by people, a nation where agriculture is the backbone of the … Continue reading The Nigeria of My Dreams

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 2

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 2

Temi knew that tune.  She was sure the whole school knew it too.  It was the school song.  The person – for Temi had decided that only human beings could whistle – repeated the chorus three times.  After the third time, the whistling stopped abruptly.  Everything was silent again. Temi must have been standing near … Continue reading The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 2

Nigeria at 52 – The stage of Hope

Nigeria, the hopefuls amphitheatre Broad spectrum of extra ordinary displays The spectacle of collective specials, A monumental pacts by pro-active brigades Nigeria;black race, wide range, bright traits profoundly audible, brilliantly laudable Fast lane, smart pace, sprite fame Resounding recount of a richly fable Nigeria, the hopefuls amphitheatre Colloquium of super breeds Colossal fusion of colossus … Continue reading Nigeria at 52 – The stage of Hope