Requiem For A Fly In The Froth | Tunji Olalere

Mege tweeted: If not for Jehovah they would have dug the earth for cocoyam on my grave, but would I have known?   I This is for the housefly that went all the way down.[…]

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Àṣàké Ẹlénu Méwa Oladimeju Edu Agbowo Art African Art Literary Art

Àṣàké Ẹlénu Méwa | Oladimeji Edu

Àṣàké my love,   You said you are from Òyó, that you like your Àmàlà fele fele and your ewédú with gbègìrì So, I added enough water to my life, until it was soft enough[…]

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Visar Antisocial Agbowo Art African Art Literary Art

The Antisocialist | Visar

Eager to tell them As many as possible are incredible The prologues of our personalities Stories that turn our bodies into a hot sauce, Crafted to be received with curiosity & excitement of strangers &[…]

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Agbowo art African Art Ogunkoya Samuel The Apocalypse

The Apocalypse | Ogunkoya Samuel

This is how to write the story   of the end of (your) existence:     You will have a sister   who plucks her eyebrow   to chew on and paints   her teeth[…]

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Grace by Sihle Ntuli Agbowo Art African Art Literary

Grace | Sihle Ntuli

here my dear flower with the wind and drifting   just behind your breast plate in front of your heart there is a glow that matches the textures of the neo-soul   state of mind[…]

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Nefelibata Oluwatosin Babatunde Agbowo Art Literary Art African Art

Nefelibata | Oluwatosin Babatunde-olotu

NEFELIBATA   Last night, whilst I slept I sojourned the land of dreams in my dream, I was a man and my name was Nefelibata I had a wife and a fluffy dog my dog[…]

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Cigarette Butt Agbowo Art Nduka Akpe Literary Art African Art

Cigarette Butt | Nduka Akpe

I   Your fingers traipsing across my face taste like cigarettes Smells I use to hate  taste so lovely when they tickle my nostrils winking slyly as they curl about the stray strand of hair[…]

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Love came to desolate cities'' Agbowo art OF CHILD MARRIAGES AND RIPPED INNOCENCE Tosin Ariyo

“Love Came To Desolate Cities” and “Of Child Marriages and Ripped Innocence”| Tosin Ariyo

LOVE CAME TO DESOLATE CITIES   Old bones are percussion instruments Colliding to music played in buried cities. Most cities sing a funeral dirge to myriad beats of loss while we are covered with black[…]

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Nkateko Masinga Heat Prayers after Pantheon Agbowo Art African Art Literary Art

“Heat” and “Prayers after Pantheon” | Nkateko Masinga

heat   you spoke to me in the language of divinity: your words, a prophecy. your touch, a laying on of hands – a prelude to healing, soothing balm for my spirit.   your voice[…]

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"Droop Song" and "Andoni" | Tares Banigoe Oburumu

“Droop Song” and “Andoni” | Tares Banigoe Oburumu

Droop Song   shaped like a light bulb in a distant home, like the earth on the eye of a telescope lit by sunbeams greenshadows and moonlights, the egg a cone of dreams   drops[…]

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