Walls. By: Ordeezy.


They didn’t understand when he said we kill them and in return they will kill us. We kill them Yes! We kill them!  Those young ones,  Our future,  We murder them. We create imaginary walls and call ourselves names they wanted us to bear. Now we feed on one another […]

NAIJA, WHICH WAY? By: The George O’Nuel.


If I tell you say I never chop since yesterday, shey you go believe? See, wetin I wan yarn you na true talk, I no dey deceive I don taya for Naija, but still ehn, I LOVE THIS COUNTRY Naso I see Poverty way carry award on top my family tree […]

ROMANTIC ENGINEER. By: Ayomide Fasedu.


Long breathtaking kisses Here in my trance I lost all my senses If we’re gonna sin I hope we do it gently Bra straps taken off Clothes on the floor Chants of your name I moan As you slide in and out of my secret home Your hands don’t take […]

THE MAD MAN. By: Ayomide Fasedu.


The madman is my friend He speaks of life before he met his friends An adventrous world where he laid on gold A world of joy with never ending happiness A world where he thought could always be him Then it crashed I tell the tale of the madman as […]



I know the man in white. Some believe he’s an angel in human skin, Many call him Father. I know the man in white. He helped my village, he built hospitals, He fed the poor and built schools. I know the man in white. He promised to help my father […]

I LEARNT. By: StacySpeaks.

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I learnt to crawl, walk and talk I recognized my mother and father then learnt to call them mum and dad I was told my name and learnt to spell it. Oh how I learnt the hard way that ladies are to be seen and not heard. They told me […]



When I never knew fear, When my eyes were far from tears, For all around me was love and care, Shown to me by family and friends. When 5 naira could buy me much food, When 1 naira could do a beggar much good, For I was raised in a […]



Mama, how hard was it for you To walk through hell with a smiling face Why didn’t you run? Why didn’t you run? Your scars and screams were our dinner Night after night his fist met your face Is daddy a monster? Why does he always hit you? Mama, I’m […]

#SpokenWords: AGED ‘THE WRONG IN OUR Culture’. By: Shallyola.


There is a saying “two wrongs don’t make a right” I thought….. “this is deep!” But again, cultural wrongs are wrongs also So to do right am doing this.  Respect has been confused for foolishness And foolishness for respect; It seems cool to be fools to respect people.  The mouth […]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ME. By: StacySpeaks.

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A day in the life of me; I say to myself, “you have to make it in life, wake up, wear your make up and break free” Forgetting to ask how many times I’ve woken up to break free but I’m still captured. A day in the life of me; […]

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