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Listen to the whirlwind By Ogunjimi James Taiwo

Listen to the whirlwind By Ogunjimi James Taiwo

Listen to the whirlwind I will consume; Oh yes, I will I will ravage; don’t doubt me I plead I see blood even though the world can’t see. I see death when life is what your preachers preach. I feel it approaching, the consuming anger of the wind. They want us in chains; will we allow them I ask? They ... Read More »

GLOOM | a sonnet for Nigeria’s democracy – Michael Adu @Adu_Michael

GLOOM | a sonnet for Nigeria’s democracy – Michael Adu @Adu_Michael

  GLOOM.  29.5.2013.  11.59am   Weep for the coming dawn Do not drink to this morn The river, the newborn, All swallowed by the post-dis-progressive Sun   The breadwinners are all down I saw them torn with a fang The oil field, the corn barn All dancing in the burn   White marrow is gone, maroon is worn Two complete ... Read More »

Who is our God? – a poem by Femi Fani-Kayode

Who is our God? – a poem by Femi Fani-Kayode

He is the God of the Holy Bible, the giver of life. He is the Holy One of Israel whose coming was prophesied for thousands of years by the Prophets before it came to pass. He is He that humbled Himself and shed His divinity, who came down as God incarnate in the flesh, who suffered on the cross, who ... Read More »

He wears the ring of the Baphomet – a poem by Femi Fani-Kayode

He wears the ring of the Baphomet – a poem by Femi Fani-Kayode

He wears the ring of the Baphomet and he is a lover of women. He rides them like a devil, with a deep and ferocious passion. They fall in love with him instantly yet he cannot be reigned in or controlled. He is a danger to women. He is wild and free. He walks out of the room coldly, moves ... Read More »

POETRY: Will We Ever Smile Again? – Ogunjimi James Taiwo @hullerj

POETRY: Will We Ever Smile Again? – Ogunjimi James Taiwo @hullerj

POETRY: Will We Ever Smile Again? Wrinkles crease our brow, Because we’re apprehensive about tomorrow. Tears stain our cheek, Because we don’t know what to expect in the coming weeks. Our hearts are gripped with fear, We run as fast as a deer. Our heart aches for peace, But dare we hope for it? Our heart jumps each time we ... Read More »

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