‘Home is Not a Safe Place’

Wandering the solitude at home,My heart knackered faster,At the absence of everyone As a tempest uproot our kitchen,I hold fast to the door In trepidation,I ran to my room Abruptly I heard footstepApproaching me Snapping my room door,I cling to it,But a heavy pushedRender me restless Looking vulnerable on the ground,I felt an unusual touched … Continue reading ‘Home is Not a Safe Place’

FADING BEAUTY | By: Odudu-God Ekan

The Woman's Plight Reality; the woman's fearOf losing her admired gloryStrongly straightly standing breastAnd her unforced dancing bombomHer life seems to be set in gearShe frowns at her age storyFor now, she's in-beauty dressedLike the white lady from London. Lost in the Web of her beautyAnd of unnumbered admirersShe walks feeling very cockyDeleting and adding … Continue reading FADING BEAUTY | By: Odudu-God Ekan


Memories of Boyhood Boyhood didn't last long enoughBut like the blink of an eyeOur darkness meshed with brightnessAnd gave birth to sweet sights in balanceMaybe, boyhood lasted for just a weekAnd six of the seven, we were sick Boyhood didn't last long enoughOur girls were too shy, secretive and toughThey failed to appreciate the loveThat … Continue reading BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.