Heir by Othuke Umukoro

[tabby title="Poem"] Grandmother, how do I tell a murderous act with a heart more evil than that of Lady Macbeth, without the whimpering soul of a Duncan? What Tiresias can interpret the mysteries in his palm? That in the Congo,...

HER by Adetola Adedipe

[tabby title="Poem"] Innocent child with the history of millions embedded in her soul. A holder of futures yet to come and pasts gone. A body covered in scars and yet her eyes carry hope. Take a look into her sky...

To The Queen, All Hail! by Theophy Frank

[tabby title="Poem"] Everything seems peaceful tonight, And I have never seen the stars shine so bright, Oh! I know why, she’s out in all her glory, Who? The Full Moon, don’t you know her story? Unlike the scorching Sun, she...

Of Things That Fly by Emuobome Jemikalajah

[tabby title="Poem"] Bring, bring happiness to me! Blue bird of dainty hue. Paint the sky with silken brushes; Glide through and make it blue. Bring clouds in myriads of pieces And I will make it new. Make me a canvas...

Poverty by Eby

[tabby title="Poem"] This evening comes and torments us with a cold night The insects and creatures have become our playmates We have no where to go to now We are living corpses with no light We have not a coin...