Poem: Rock Tears

I cried hard yesterday; I cried so hard my soul screamed I cried hard till my eyes got a bump I cried hard and my head felt like thunder had struck it Truly I cried hard, It really was rock solid tears Rock tears that my voice ached But what joy I felt Even with... Continue Reading →

Pidgin Poem: African Luva

  Una dey hear wetin peppu dey talk? Say African man no sabi luv pesin Say dem no dey romantic, abi wetin oyinbo dey call am? Say, dem no sabi giv flawa layk oyinbo Dem no wan cook fur deir woman Dem just wan get strong bodi Dem no wan kiss deir woman fur outside,... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Black Man Only Fears His Mama

You chain them with laws And make decrees and propaganda' That things are suppose to be done in a certain way Disrespecting them at will You tighten your fists to weaken their breathe And fool around with them Calling them names you wouldn't even describe your trash Hoping your fear will grow on them But... Continue Reading →

Poem: Ode To The Writer

Your displaced area stinks of mystery, Your mysterious psyche You are a fellow as any man But one blessed with an angel You are a fellow as any man But one tormented with reflections You are the voice of tomorrow Starting with yesterday's emotions You are the oxymoron of your acquittance, The observer of your... Continue Reading →

Pidgin Poem: Change For Naija – By Anastasia Ruth and Arinzechukwu Patrick

Anastasia: Brother abeg send me something. Dis tin no easy Abi, Dem say make we vote change, We no know sey e go be like this Abi make una help me see na Tins hard the more And dem say na change My brother you dey  far You no go understand The man sey change But suffering... Continue Reading →

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