Tag: poem

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March 6, 2014

Ayomikun Soyombo: The day Abacha died (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun “Abacha is dead,” the person yelled. Our pastor pause.  Someone right on the front row jumped up.  ...

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March 4, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Attitude! The second wisest poem ever written

by Demola Rewaju For me, the wisest poem ever written is that Yoruba poem titled ‘Ise L’Oogun Ise’ written by ...

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February 28, 2014

Opinion: Sunset at noon for Yobe victims (Poetry)

by Adekoya Boladale Who dare whisper to these ones that the night guard went on recess? Who is manly enough ...

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February 24, 2014

Opinion: First they go after Amaechi, now they suspend Sanusi… who’s next?

by Jaye Gaskia Then they went for the jugular of the CBN, and ‘suspended’ the CBN Governor, but we wouldn’t ...

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February 24, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Dear Sanusi Lamido, Nigeria loves you (Poetry)

by Dr. Soyombo Ayomikun There must be a drummer beneath the waters. Seeing my president put up some dance steps. ...

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February 10, 2014

Ayomikun Soyombo: The fellowship of Idanre Hills (Poem)

by Ayomikun Soyombo We were told that yearly . The Idanre people gathered at the hills.  In celebration of’ Orosun’,the ...

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February 2, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: National Conference or a gathering of vultures? (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun We don’t want a gathering of vultures    Devoid of passions or dreams    We don’t want ...

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January 27, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Anti-gay law – When we hate (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun   We cease to grow   Happiness disappears   Arguments ruin our hearts   Tomorrow becomes bleak ...

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January 16, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: An Okada man’s anger (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun With anger I daily commute    Frequency of 1 passenger every 3 hrs    Daily income of ...

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January 6, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Fire gone wild in Ore (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun   A distraught mother rushed in    With burnt hands & eyes spilling tears    After her ...

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December 22, 2013

Soyombo Ayomikun: The curse of the open letters (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun  The letters seem to be    Fragmented parts of a jigsaw    Perhaps reaffirming the truth    ...

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July 29, 2013

Poetry: Having breakfast with you

by  Onomesan Oyo I look at you and I would rather look at you than all the portraits in the world ...

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July 28, 2013

Poetry: My apologies to new Oshodi

by Oluwatosin Johnson I heard tales of change, I set out to investigate, Oshodi welcomed me full of apologies,…. As I walk through, ...

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July 27, 2013

Onomesan Oyo: When your heart breaks (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Onomesan Oyo People are like cashmere sweaters, They all seem the right fit at first…… You just know when someone doesn’t ...

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July 23, 2013

Poetic murderer: Suspect slaughters 5 people in Japanese village… then writes poem about it

Japanese police are hunting a poetry writing killer after the bodies of five people were discovered in a remote mountain ...

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July 14, 2013

A short story: Painting the sky with tears for Tobi Adams

by Ayooluwatomi Adesina  I broke one of the most important ethics in the field to love Tobi. We had our ...

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May 6, 2013

Spoken word: Ladies, this is why you should wait for the right man (WATCH)

by Isi Esene The desire to be with someone who loves you is an innate one but the ability to ...

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January 18, 2013

Aw, sweet diva: Beyonce writes touching birthday poem to Michelle Obama

by Isi Esene Beyonce  wrote a sweet heartwarming poem to the First Lady, Michelle Obama for her birthday today and ...

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December 25, 2012

In Loving Memory Of My Daddy: A Christmas elegy by Aigbogun Toby

by Aigbogun Toby   This is a poem to make you appreciate your Dad. I was very close to my ...

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