Idiots with wisdom, stupidity with intellect Another man’s thought your claim to strength Formula for success but here bestows failure Great dreams, better visions, true error Necessity traded for luxury Now you can re-define misery For love wasn’t Romeo and Juliet who died young together But my grandpa and grandma who grew old together God … Continue reading Separate the real shit!
He was quite very old And always sits under the shade Of the old mango tree And watches as time passes by Yet I thought he will live forever Though his teeth are weak And nature has tattooed wrinkles on his skin His hairs are all gray And he carries a little hunchback Though he … Continue reading I Thought He Will Live Forever
Beauty The word beauty has became a very important thing in the society. It’s a thing that can be associated with a wide range of man’s activity and appearance and it is also applied to the form of lifeless object but our focus here should be on human. It’s a strange thing that most people … Continue reading Beauty
NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF AUTHORS, SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS In collaboration with CONFERENCE OF YOUNG NIGERIAN DEMOCRATS Call for entries AMBASSADOR OF PEACE (Songs for Goodluck Ebele Jonathan) An Anthology in honour of our immediate past president Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR for conducting free and fair elections in 2011 and 2015 and for peaceful … Continue reading Call for Entries – AMBASSADOR OF PEACE
Food to the soul, they say it is Some say it is art, Others see it as a melodious sound, Music means much more. To the weary, it’s comfort To the bound, it’s freedom To the unloved, it’s love To the lost, it’s a map For the broken-hearted, it’s hope For the forgotten, it’s a … Continue reading What is Music?
LISTEN UP DAD AND MUM GIFT: Hey dad SAMUEL: Hey mum GIFT: Before my eyes you stand tall like an iroko tree, SAMUEL: Your smile is like a million stars. GIFT: Do you know how much I pine for that smile, SAMUEL: To see your face break into that smile and have your eyes twinkle … Continue reading Listen Up Dad And Mum
I have been drinking since Friday. The bottle of Guinness in front of me is the umpteenth today, but I still can write this. On Friday I went to the Carnivore. Yesterday, Captain Fr. Kamau invited me to the barracks. In the barracks booze is cheap. Long after mid-night I was still sober enough to … Continue reading Diary of a Rogue Priest: The Breakup
Tessie was late for work at Kay and Sons law firm again. It was the third time that week and she also had to pee, desperately. “Damn those three cups of tea” she muttered. She drove her red, two door 2000 model, Toyota Avalon through the gates and into the parking lot of the small, … Continue reading The Janitor
It happened that I came across a big guy wearing a black sweater with a big hood which was almost covering his entire face while I was browsing through lecture rooms in search of a quiet place where I could study, one Monday. He was the only guy in this particular room and it was … Continue reading Can You Take It?
Glancing through the kitchen, where it happened last night. Here it happens, almost every night. Picking up the pieces of the egg whisk I ordered from dealdey last week. ‘Silver shiny and heavy’ I thought, when the delivery man brought it. Now, its bent, quite faded, almost broken. I am baking today, a special kind … Continue reading Purple Ombre Cake
As edited by @chime221 There is a dimly lit narrow bush path that leads to heaven; may it not lead me to hell! There’s only one way in and one way out, Hands clamped, focus set, determined eyes on the journey of a thousand miles to sin, Sin is only a nomenclature! It’s your first … Continue reading The Dark Way To Heaven (chime221 Edit)
EXPECTATIONS ON A LOVERS NIGHT Is it you I have been waiting for Or should I check next door? They told me you were five-feet four but I see a short frame or is my sight dull? I want to believe I am not in for a fall but why do I see this sun … Continue reading Expectations Of A Stargazer On A Lovers Night
It was 5:30am in the morning, somewhere on the outskirts of ibadan. The crickets blares are had faded as the leaves absorbed cold dew of the twilight, cocks could be heard quite loud as they crow to their keepers attention for grains. Modupe would’ve been awake if power hadn’t been disrupted earlier the previous day … Continue reading The Other Side Of Love
My grandpa is 100 years old His favorite hobby is relaxing on the veranda Under the prying eyes of the mid day sun He sits on his favorite cushion His walking stick taking a peaceful break by his side On the right side of the chair sits old Hitler his dog By dog standards, … Continue reading My Grandpa
THE ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT ARTSISTS AND WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA Formerly known as Aza Artists and Writers Movement In conjunction with IBADAN ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL Presents One day Summit/Workshop for upcoming and aspiring artists For: Photographers, carvers, bead makers, textile artists etc. Date: 26th of July, 2015 Time: 3:00 PM Venue: Amphitheatre, U.I, Ibadan … Continue reading One day Summit/Workshop for upcoming and aspiring artists