THWARTING SLEEP

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I know one attribute of the living That can bend might’s knees With many names in undecided hearts on Irresistible intimacy at every footnote For the arms are strong and The voice is bold, in Continues woo of the body Regardless of countless rejections MICROFICTION: FROM …

OMA

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN I want to take your breath away I want to feel your heart beat, a vicarious staccato with mine. I never thought that I’d fall, fall hardly on the old bricks of love. But you pushed me over the precipice. Only this time, you came along …

LOVED YOU

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN I’ve loved you, even before the dawn of time. Before the sun Kissed the skies, and brought forth the moon in an orgasmic release. When the sun moaned and the earth shook, my love for you stood firm I still love you, though I know I …

SONS OF THE DELTA

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN Those who fought for our cause Have long stopped They now fight for their Bellies And our streams, Still wrapped in Jelly No longer holds fish No, it holds death Death, from cancers Cancers and tumors. We used to dream dreams As children But now, all …

THE THINGS SHE SAID

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN She said to me. She said; Make love to my mind Make me cum from Poetic ecstasy. Drive me wild With your words Sweet nothings Of love, that leave me Wanting more. Let’s mount the clouds Together. All nine clouds Of erotic bliss. Hold me tight …

THE IMPERFECT LOVE

WRITTEN BY TOLULOPE OGUNSIJI With tears in my eyes I took a perfect picture You were in it with me It said a million words If only I could see the truth I tried to hide the facts I was too scared to face it I tried to hide it, …

THE NATIVE MAN

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I, a ready seed Journey to the womb a choice Not necessity I as a baby Greenhorn to human’s nature Innocence in view I as a sweet kid Happiness having no bound Jolly as the rains I as a nice teen Addition and subtraction True curiosity …

PEN’S UP

WRITTEN BY OZOVEHE EMMANUEL ADEM Pens’ up That brought me back I finally realized Realized that it was wasted Six years all gone Extra sheet people called I wished they would have shared mine to them I was done All I could hold on to were the ladies I wooed …

CONFINED THOUGHTS OF A LOVER

  WRITTEN BY OZOVEHE EMMANUEL It is with a heart of regret I speakA fool was IA foolan ancient oneSeeking opportunity Just waiting for perfect timeA coward was IMy thoughts incoherent So I wanted to fix me But I never knewI sort a treasure and when I saw itI was …

REGRET

  WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Curiosity so pushy, oh! Desire what have you made me do? The mind a perfect chef Recipe at hand Preparing the interested Nurturing meal to addiction Wants and needs in motives To feast and quench the craving thirst Curiosity so pushy, oh! Desire what have …