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ABOUT ME. I was born in Lagos Island but stayed the most of my life in Kaduna. From an early age i devoured plenty of books, along the line the books shaped my thoughts then i began to write. Writing answered the questions that science and technology didn’t cater for…for me, writing is an exploration of the human mind and the wonders of the universe. To write, for me, is to attain Nirvana.
Unhinged Clauses

Unhinged Clauses

The ink stains splatter in writefights, A passage of apostrophic grandeur Lands me on the apotheosis of scare quotes Slew of praises in exclamation clanged in Punctuated claps Murmurs follow, Dotted echoes billow Wild parenthetic accusations slammed On my life’s wheels – I brake without break And land in your court, Eyebrows raised in question … Continue reading Unhinged Clauses

Eriata Oribhabor International Poetry Prize 2013

Eriata Oribhabor International Poetry Prize 2013

Food has been central to the being and survival of mankind. For this reason, man has continued to beautify, access and embellish it in assorted ways. It continues to provide mental stimulus for thinking and merry making as well as the art. Eriata Oribhabor is accepting creatively garnished poems themed around experiences with food, poems … Continue reading Eriata Oribhabor International Poetry Prize 2013

Death

Death

  What else can you do than kill Hopes and plans and will What else is your use than these; Tears, pains and lease A temporary mortgage you give And return to receive your rent with grief Just headstrong without relief Not listening, Not talking, Not smiling. A blow to change mode