Black’s Artistic It carries hymns with it sailing the clouds of Universe Black’s Mystic On the floor canvas of Heaven it is painted Black’s the Ink For Deities to sketch life’s patterns Black’s the Link Between the Saints’ and the Devils’ dwellings Black’s the Wine Blood-red in the golden cup of Lovers Black’s Divine Martyrs […]
Ifeanyi looked for my trouble with this poem. A Different Kind of Hunger shot something into my veins that blurred the world around me; like I couldn’t see very clearly but the bits I saw, I caught with alarming clarity. This poem awakened a different kind of hunger in me, and I can’t wait to […]
The blank screen stares at me, beckoning me to write. I wonder if it has anything for me to hold onto, I wonder if I can look at it Without the temptation of a different kind of hunger. How does my life become what I’d rather it be, By urge of my will, without my […]
Last week, Keren stole our breaths away, literally, with that masterpiece titled ‘My First Kiss’. Yo, I relived my first kiss as I read those lines, and when the reel finished, I moved on to relive my best kiss ever. And what better way to spend your Thursday morning than a stroll through kiss-ville in […]
My first kiss Anything but subtle Shaming all reason Teasing Begging for more And more My first kiss Beyond deep Deep enough Lustful love Eyes closed Your soul I saw Your flesh I felt Hot and wet Like sugar and spice I felt your heat on my tongue Your hands traveling Searching, claiming, owning […]
Season 2 is here, and it’s still as simple as it used to be. Write a poem and following the instructions on the Submissions page, give it a chance to appear on Poets’ Thursday. 5 POEMS 5 SEASONED REVIEWS ARE YOU READY?
Setting is one of the more important elements of fiction (and even nonfiction) writing. In this two-part series, we tell you how to choose your setting and how to make the best of it. Read Part 1 if you missed it.
A brother was telling me just this week about how in Nigeria, we are more about beats, and nada about the lyrics of our music. I agreed with him on a lot of his points, after all how many words of Terry G and even Davido lyrics can I comfortably write down. Yet, I’ll gbedu […]