I’ve swung trees beyond leaves I’ve explored vastly the jungle’s belt I’ve shown my flexibility on closed and unclosed branches; My acrobtaics is a higher bar for a Monkey’s match I have tasted nectars , I know the flower that bore the sweetest, I have smelt array of petals- melt their colour to my touch. … Continue reading “take Me Back”
When you see a poet You see life at its best He understands nature better than the first man He sees the soul of all living, and inanimate His language is love and his voice is the ink His friends are his thoughts and a pen between his fingers. When you see a poet You … Continue reading When you see a Poet
When we were young, up and coming, in a dusty village deep within the hearts of Anambra state Nigeria, everything seemed so small. The village was small, Hope was small, we were small and dreams were small too. Escape had been spelled out to us by our parents “Gain enough grades and go to university … Continue reading Paintings From Earth To Sky
Food to the soul, they say it is Some say it is art, Others see it as a melodious sound, Music means much more. To the weary, it’s comfort To the bound, it’s freedom To the unloved, it’s love To the lost, it’s a map For the broken-hearted, it’s hope For the forgotten, it’s a … Continue reading What is Music?
Will I have your love all the time No matter the clime Even when life tastes like brime And I’ve got no dime? Will I still be your man When the world sees me less a man When my pocket weigh less than air Will it throw you into a scare? Will I still be … Continue reading Will I?
Sister: They took 9 million Jews into the concentration camps And killed 6 million of them straight out In 5 years. And the Jews have held that grudge; Fought the world, for every inch, of recompense. For 400 years, they have killed my family Bound us in inferiority’s shackles Bled out good nature from us … Continue reading My Family is Art: Soul Chants
On you I muse through the night…. The passing scenes of time and tide Of which past ‘am presently turning Abstracted solely in future less aside As I progress so soberly from within On sacred seduction I strum this thirst As on you I’d muse through the night That at the crack of new dawn like mist I’d transit unto you in gradient of light You did seduce me Oh dear aesthetics! Like bird … Continue reading The Seductive Muse
Saraba Magazine is accepting short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and excerpts that reflect the diversity of sex and sexuality. Note that the publishers and editors have a bias for experimental writing. The magazine’s 11th Issue will explore the subject of sex and sexuality – sex as ‘being’ and sex as ‘doing.’ How does sex manifest itself … Continue reading Saraba Calls for Submissions for the Sex Issue