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Still Awaiting Change by Ikenna Igwe

[tabby title="Poem"] Swooping down like intrepid eagles, gushing proactive plans and promises forAn overdue overhaul, bending the peoples’ will with sophistry, the assumedAssembly of truth finally inhabited our golden palaces, in readiness to calm theTidal waves of blinding decades of...

The Journey Back by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] He left them,He left his followers,Those he was saddled withthe responsibility to lead to aplace of bounty and seamless rest,He left them in the hands of his henchmen,He told them to hold the fort,Until he comes back,Few days...

Three Women, Three Pathways by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] The legend of three women,Sisters and siblings,One married in her early teens,To a man of her tribe,Gave birth to two children,A male and a female,Travelled overseas with him,Had a son for another man,Caused a separation from her husband,Picked...

Disillusion by Enobong

[tabby title="Poem"] when we were boys,everything was held like a hooked needleand our expectations were crocheted into garments too colourful to be worn.i remember elementary school...i remember our colourful classrooms and corridors strewn with pictures of heroes past.i remember we...

Field of the Brave by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Here are the remains of them,The valiant and gallant men,They fought,Until the last drop of blood,They fought,Until their last breath,They fought,With the tenacity of a wild horse,They defended this territory,Our territory,Some left behind their betrothed,Some left behind their...