Holding Talks by Ola Rotimi – A Review

Holding Talks by Ola Rotimi – A Review

University Press Limited, Ibadan; 1979. RELENTLESS TALKS WITH NO RESOLVE   It is realised that drama is a powerful genre of literature in the sense that it has the ability to communicate directly with the entire society, and so functions as a pedagogue (teacher) and entertainer.  Drama also has that ability to forecast the future. … Continue reading Holding Talks by Ola Rotimi – A Review

I loved love yet she loved me not for love wasn’t

I loved love yet she loved me not for love wasn’t

The Lion and the Jewel Wole Soyinka I was about twelve years old when I read Wole Soyinka’s the Lion and the Jewel, I hated the experience, I had just discovered my utopia in Mills and Boon, romantic movies; the happily ever afters, the strapping hero with pleasing ways, the heroine whose passions once unleashed … Continue reading I loved love yet she loved me not for love wasn’t

That Night

That Night

What an innocent night of perfect peace The silent rumblings of the windy breeze Kind doors stood wide open And the wooden window revealed the colourful cotton The air strolled in for careful caress Licking the sweat off pumping chests Whose owners have lost care Like the night does not scare The steps echoed like … Continue reading That Night

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