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Last Seen!!!

Itunumi Solace And for i who have watched you grow Inbetween Massachusetts and Oxford Like an innocent but lonely child I yearn for your return…

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Yíńká Òdùmákín – Erin wó!

Yíńká Òdùmákín – Erin wó! Erin wó Erin wó Erin wó Erin wó ní gbó! Àjànàkú sùn bí òkè Gbogbo ọ̀gàn pa rọ́rọ́!! Erin wó…

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THE CRY OF A KWARA SCHOOL GIRL

  Leave the girls alone! Don’t disguise with hijab The Muslim Jihadists are here The Muslim terrorists are here The Muslim marauders are here The…

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A parasitic Generation.

Shittu Mujeeba Perhaps you are right now wondering what prompted my title, or even perhaps, why make such a generalisation, without proper admonition for those…

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Muna Falcons masu tasowa

Kareem Itunu Azeez A cikin duniyar tashin hankali, Lokacin farin ciki kaɗan ne, Mun ga yadda ƙarancin rai zai iya zama Ta yaya abubuwan fashewar…

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Brother Replies

Brother Replies (Submission after liberation, 1994) Dear Sipho Thy fret paper silk in ink has arrived Sealed in the khaki envelope, And your words roused…

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Laments for Enitan Salako. Kareem Itunu Azeez

  On this ruins you have walk the walk, Far back, at the boys hostel With torn walls we shred their shame That was way…

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At the Lekki Toll gate. Samson Abani

Someday I will write about you sons of the sun And point you out in this family picture of an entire generation. Someday I will…

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Omorovbiye

Omorovbiye…. If air is free, then to you i send this letter Freely without charges Far from home, Let the wind be my fuel, Let…

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