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Landslide by Tobe Ofili

[tabby title="Poem"] I stand on the rock of Gibraltar. The Andalusian coastline is sumptuous from this vantage. I wish to pay her homage But it is Africa I eagerly seek. I can barely see Morocco Does her desert aid my...

The Chronicle by Afrowelsh

[tabby title="Poem"] Tulip swaggered across savannah, genuine love lounged at delta, lagoon blues made frantic plea, on rocky plains, their chalice nestled. Curve and edges spoke of her origin, tall and slender trumpeted his, till labour ceased on moorish birth,...

LET THE CLARION CALLER’S SONS LEAD by CHIDIEBELE ILEME

[tabby title="Poem"] Twisted candles And shifting patterns Bring no cymbals Nor trumpets nor drums There’s never a good dance to this wretched song There’s only painted gongs Enthroned in places of filtering tongues Ordering preached rhythms of the supposed way...

Our hearts by Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto

[tabby title="Poem"] It was like this on the day before this day: we peered ourselves in the faces as we sat and spoke of little things of many things and spoke of many things of little things. We spoke Sochimma—...

God is Bisexual by Adefolami Ademola

[tabby title="Poem"] one sudden saturday, when the verdant sky had its translucent light god woke, aroused, groggy from creation and craving the luscious feel of masculine touches he creates, in his own image, for his sexual orgies a man, blessed...