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 […]