“Do not go gentle into that good night” is a poem in the form of a villanelle, and the most famous work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914–1953. Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the […]
The grieved lands of Africa In the tearful woes of ancient and modern slave In the degrading sweat of impure dance Of other seas Grieved The grieved lands of Africa In the infamous sensation of the stunning perfume of the Flower Crushed in the forest By the wickedness of iron […]
African’s literary prowess has over time birthed sensitive proverbs that takes it bearing from nature to explain or correct life issues. Here are 5 of such African proverbs about birds that explain life issues: An eagle doesn’t go to the market place for nothing neither does a rabbit run in […]
Pets are fun, but they also do work. Animals can be useful to have around. That’s why wild animals got tamed as pets. Dogs generally offer total and unquestioning love. Most dogs are loyal friends and great playmates. Dogs also require a lot of attention. They need to be walked […]
It is impossible to appreciate the sun without the sky We cannot appreciate breath without acknowledging air So is the story of my found love For how can I tell a story of an angel without God? God owns all things; He gave all to me in a woman A […]
I miss you, yeah I do Sitting on the fence all alone Wondering how good we are The blending of our taste. The last scene was watching you eat, And secretly smelling your skin As I sat next to you. God, save me from Karashika They’re everywhere during the […]
If you look around you, you will discover that most of the things happening are negative things; discouraging circumstances, frustrating relationship, workers harassment, esoteric and unrealistic government promises.
If you are to rely on these things, it will be easy to stay back and allow the happenings around to determine what goes wrong in our life.
“Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends…” – Clarence The movie ‘It’s a wonderful life’ was directed by Frank Capra and released in 1946. ‘It’s a wonderful life tells the story of a man who thoughtless of himself because of his background. He saw himself as […]
Death has stolen from me again, This time death took a beloved mother,Murdered the mother of a beloved friend. Death has left me again with one more loss;I have no more tears left in me to shed, As the year wither away like life doesn’t matter. Death paid another visit […]
My ex and I had a wonderful relationship has friends. He was the best friend I had till we got married. The hate was unexplainable. I thought maybe he was broke; I invested in his business, yet I was termed bossy.
Our society is characterized by several attributes as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below are some social issues and what famous writer and researcher have to say. Abortion Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you […]
Yet another day passes. Over hills, twilight presses. Moon already hung up high, Welcoming nightfall. Birds flying up to their nests, Chirping time to rest. Time for peace and stillness, Time to restore our minds and bodies. As all fades into night, A hollow of an absence of light. Only […]
I left the window open And God came in My hands began to tremble My feet were shakin’ He stood there confused Glanced around for a while He examined my face And then gave a wry smile “I was supposed to meet,” He said “A diminutive mouse” “There are none […]
His heart was broken a few times before Promised not to love again, shut himself out Found peace in solitude, in his four-walled sanctum. Made music out of misery Painted pictures of atonement His ink bled no second chances Stone cold heart, reeks of loneliness Conquered by defiance Solemn face, […]
Tomorrow when I wake up I’m gonna need a shake-up Cause I’ve had a little break-up And there’s nothing I wanna take up O’ Love Well my soul will need some cleaning Now that life has lost its meaning When all I needed was a little love And a shoulder […]
Conclusively, can you be my Sade Adu – be a Nigerian and live a foreign lifestyle? Will you give me the “kiss of life”, “cherish the day” we met and understand “nothing can come between us.” Can you “hang on to my love” and never “turn your bank on me?”
I am tired of planning and toiling In the crowded hives of men; Heart-weary of building and spoiling And spoiling and building again. And I long for the dear old river, Where I dreamed my youth away; For a dreamer live forever, And a toiler dies in a day. I […]
I charge you, lady young and fair, Straightway to lay your arms aside. Lay by your armour, would you dare To spread the slaughter far and wide? O lady, lay your armour by, Conceal your curling hair also, For never was a man could fly The coils that o’er your […]
If I might choose where my tired limbs shall lie When my task here is done, the oak’s green crest Shall rise above my grave — a little mound, Raised in some cheerful village cemetery. Also See: A Poem By Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on COVID-19 And I could wish, that, […]
Adam, who thought himself immortal still, Though cast from Eden, not knowing yet of death, Nor guessing that what has beginning ends, Nor that the life goes also with the breath, Also See: 3 heartbreak poems that will make your eyes wet by Frank Solanki Wandering in empty fields one […]
of the fading memoirs – by Daniel Aremu Hmm… My days are young But it seems the memoirs are old Oh! My little minds Ache as of a thousand age It seems the memoirs of old It’s relieving itself From my misty mind Which seems old Where will they […]