Su'eddie Agema

Su’eddie Vershima AGEMA, lives in Abuja and Makurdi, Nigeria. He was exposed to Literature at an early age by a father who kept the tradition of the moonlight tales, complete with acting roles, local lore, and cultural songs. There was also a mother who bought the best of African literary titles, from Chinua Achebe to every famous writer of the Heinemann fame. Agema takes a special interest in the various faces of humour in life and literature. Agema also has a keen interest in African and Post-Colonial Writings and has published some research on them. His collection of poems, ‘Second Collection: Shrine Tale’ is expected to be published in the first quarter of 2011. A collection of short stories is also in the offing. He loves making friends and is open to criticism. He blogs at and has a Fanpage on Facebook.

May 032011

BRIDGE FOR BIRDS Build me a bridge for birds Flying forth In wings carrying truth The wind blessed carrier Charting the course Download article as PDF

Inductive flows in myriad voices - Book Review Dancing Naked is a collection that boasts seventy-one poems in three parts viz. Dancing Naked; Voiced Notes and Places, from different ‘poets [...]

(Dedicated to @Idoko Ojabo) Writer’s Note: This analysis will be misunderstood.   The book, Musdoki, is no longer the news and the “Aint too proud to beg” [1] e-mail has [...]

“The chicken that always rushes to pick the grains from the Master’s hands is not foolish – he simply has not heard the tale of the visitor’s meat; of Easter; Thanksgiving and Christmas.”

Mar 242011

Efe stood with a hard resolve. His face hardened in determination as if he was afraid that a little freer, he would lose his decision. He looked around at his [...]

MASQUERADE SPIRITS   The beats growl on Clinging louder with the accompaniment The gusto and theatrics falter The masquerade slowly realizing Its magic lost No longer the pretence As even [...]

Mar 222011

When you see me laughing Yes, My sweet gapped teeth Nineteen, Sixty, Fifty or whatever Number showing Full toothed Grinning Yet deep throat… winning…   I must have eaten full [...]

Mar 132011

The bullet whizzed past. It was so close she felt the heat. The target car was a distance away. They flew their best towards it, and shot back blindly trying [...]

The Rights

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Dec 162010

The rights?

You killed it in the fights

Oh! There was no fight?

Yea, You simply smashed us with your might

Dec 142010

It was a dark chilly harmatan night. Tarbo awoken from sleep by desperate demands rushed out of his house to ease himself in a nearby bush. This sort of routine [...]

Nov 092010

You accepted the ticket –

We would paddle across the waters

Charting courses across cultures

That differ us

Sticking up unified centrally

To fly the sacred four to more

Creating a continuum longer than the one

Forged of our two

Nov 072010

There is hardly a place that has people coming into it for different reasons as the house of God. The house of God for a long time has been a [...]

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