WHEN JIDE BADMUS WRITES… When Jide Badmus writes poems, he writes poems that grip you like a vice. When he writes, the prison walls are broken and hearts are amended like the sun rising from the East in a beautiful morning to enlighten the earth of its beauty. He is an exceptional poet from others … Continue reading When JIDE BADMUS WRITES
BURYING THE DEAD IS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN CARING FOR THE LIVING IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA. “The man that buried his father with cow and the man that buried his father with hen, each did according to their ability”. Igbo Proverb. The chaos and havoc experienced in some families when sharing what a dead man … Continue reading Burying The Dead Is More Expensive Than Caring For The Living
Every seconds the phone keep ringing Every minute a soul goes on a journey A journey of no coming back Many are answering the call A call not to answer It is…When a soul is losing it all out When a life is threatening to end it all All because of life throws one … Continue reading A Call Not To Answer
LETTERS: TO A GREAT PERSONALITY, IFEANYI BERNARD I won’t forget you in a hurry; I won’t. I will hold rivers for you. You have been a brother, a friend, a colleague, a teacher and motivator. You have been helpful to me in many ways in my writing career. You are selfless and kind and enduring. … Continue reading Letters: To A Great Personality, Ifeanyi Bernard
Remember those who were there for you Remember while you have hold on for long Remember your love ones Remember your friend Remember you got God and you are never alone That no matter what you may be going through Someone who got your back is there Watching and looking at you always Reach … Continue reading Before You Take That Life
LETTERS: TO AN EXCEPTIONAL YOUTH LEADER AND GREAT THINKER, SOUL’E RHYMEZ I will hate myself if I fail to acknowledge your impact in my life. You stood to defend my art when the storm came. You came to my inbox some years back, 2016 precisely to tell me to keep writing when they said I … Continue reading Letters: To An Exceptional Youth Leader And Great Thinker, Soul’e Rhymez
WRITERS ARE NOT POOR NOISE MAKERS OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. JK Rowling: With a net worth of $1 billion, JK Rowling currently has the accolade of being the richest author in the world and is also the first author to ever achieve this level of financial success from their writing. She is best-known for writing … Continue reading Writers Are Not Poor Noise Makers Or Something Like That.
LETTERS: TO A GREAT WOMAN OF HONOUR, Ogwiji Ehi Dear Ehis, it is a great opportunity to me to tell you that you are a great writer of this generation. You are good with what you do; building words together like castle of knowledge, breaking walls with words, giving freedom and hope with words. Keep … Continue reading Letters: To A Great Woman Of Honour,ogwiji Ehi
LETTERS: LETTER TO GOD Dear God, We’ve been friends even as my mother conceived me. You told her that you love me. You told her that everything that concerns me touches you in the heart. You told her that you knew me even before she conceived me. You said to her: that my expectation shall … Continue reading Letters: Letter To God
WHY ARE YOU NOT MARRIED? A famous animal does not always fill the hunter’s basket. Why are you waiting for the pension that never comes? You can’t complain about not having shoes while the person you are talking to has no legs. Why don’t you want to hear the patter of little feet? Why are … Continue reading Why Are You Not Married?
In such a time like this When the world is going up way down And it seems everything is falling apart And the center cannot hold Life is just full of life drama This is the time to stand Take the stand go the distance Each one hold one bringing life Placing back home … Continue reading A Word Of Comfort
LETTERS: TO OLA. W. HELIM WHOSE HEART IS A PYRAMID OF LOVE Sometimes the only way I could be able to relate my experiences is telling them like tales. The other times I found joy looking at the sun grin with alluring smile from the sky. I’m an observer, a listener and sometimes can be … Continue reading Letters: To Ola. W. Helim Whose Heart Is A Pyramid Of Love
LETTERS: TO A SOUL SISTER, ESTHER KALU Someday, we will sit together to talk about Nkporo. To talk about her maidens, the dusty road that colours the zinc along Etitiama and Elughu road whenever it is Christmas season, we will talk about the mountains and the hills; the rivers and the streams that surround her … Continue reading Letters: To A Soul Sister, Esther Kalu
Endowed with natural resources, yet the continent falls within the negative quadrant when it comes to the fight against corruption. In spite of its natural riches, the continent is widely considered among the world’s most corrupt places, a factor that seems to be contributing to the inhibited development and mostly speeding the impoverishment of … Continue reading Corruption In Africa Part II
BLAME THE SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR THOSE LIES OUR TEACHERS TOLD US Blame the school system for those lies our teachers told us in the classroom. Good grades are not what life needs, in reality, good grades sometimes don’t take you up there but they condition your mind to one man’s idea. Blame the school system … Continue reading Blame The School System For Those Lies Our Teacher Told Us.