METAPHOR

By Ifeayin Chukwu Ochonogor: Metaphor Little do i know about the beauty that engulfed my birth, but I am thankful for the things we have, for the things we never had but will soon be enough. Thankful for the sonnet…

BELOVED STRANGERS

By Victor Ogan: It’s a confusing world says I Years ago, you were once my friend There was always a joy when you saw me Twas the same for me too We used to talk ’til the morning We were…

Homecoming

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 28 (Finale) Homecoming the way home is always full of the tears of memories & the road won’t give answers to the questions of sunsets, of trees, of places. & my heart is a…

In A Heartbeat

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 27 In a heartbeat the clouds would burst into raindrops. the clink of bodies would dilute a room’s voice. & a seabird would sing to the sea & leave a homestead to itself. my…

A Moonlight Song

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 26 A Moonlight Song moonlight is a song filled with mirrors & you’re the only lyrics to embrace to survive times my reflection is a mirage. in my sojourn with the night, there is…

Love, Music And Goosebumps

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 25 Love, Music & Goosebumps your body is yours until you place a lover’s name on your tongue- Hauwa Shafi Nuhu or somewhere between your breast where the night slips the world into an…

Love, Music And Butterflies

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 25 Love, Music & Goosebumps your body is yours until you place a lover’s name on your tongue- Hauwa Shafi Nuhu or somewhere between your breast where the night slips the world into an…

Chemistry

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 24 Chemistry -after reading warsan shire you wear your charisma like an oleku dress scaling your body through fumes & smoke & I cannot help but make nest of the vapour from your charms…

A Love Song

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 23 A Love Song the moon would attract for itself bodies drawn to the twinkling of night stars. it’s the rule of love to live in stories that keep your dreams awake with a…

Other ways of saying i love you

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 22 Others ways of saying I love you Anike//what I’m trying to say is//when I lurk at the other end of the phone for a drop of your voice//it’s because the cities in my…