Tag Archives: Nigerian Poems

The River Between Two Kingdoms

Swept away in the tears That she wept Adajioke became the river Between two kingdoms. Her father’s and her the warrior She was betrothed to. She is the grape tree that refuse to bear a fruit Not for her reluctance But for the gods niggardly nature. Her futileness affected her world, Her beauty became the … Continue reading The River Between Two Kingdoms

Someone Has To Die

Today makes it seven years Since my family moved here. Abule Oko! A land with hills and valleys, Wonderful plains, Peasants and hunters. Her valleys, filled with banana, The slopes with palms, The hills with cassava, edible fruits and vegetable. Abule Oko is encircled with stories. Stale and flowery tales, Jumping from lips to lips … Continue reading Someone Has To Die