Solitude by John Chizoba Vincent

These cascaded tears are black in complexion, I started arranging them when I was fourteen. These broken stars are the horizons of fear, I started numbering them...

SONG OF A MAIDEN

My mother is not at home Push me not to the corner, Take not my golden flower Its for my husband to behold. Let me not tell this...

As I Walk Down The Aisle – Egbelo

As I sit here and look back on times that I've had My heart starts to reminisce on good times and bad It seems a day...

And Libya Saw Our Weaknesses

and my CNN opened on a breaking news on a dark street in Libya, about Nigerians chained to be sold as slaves. the television slide...

Darkness

They lifted the dirge in accordance, The earth broke in pieces with a callous elegy. Illusion followed in their fellowship. And death brought the woman to...

Tortured Silence

And the red demons screamed aloud, miseries and gories of a black scary death hurried by in the middle of the night. My father's shrine quaked...

THE ‘COIN’ with Ukung Alawa and First Baba Isa (Episode 2)

"Someone is at the door..." her mother's shout became a painful whisper as the loud bangs on the door persisted. They knew. They knew the...

THE ‘COIN’  with Ukung Alawa and First Baba Isa (Episode 1)

Iye, your father is coming back home tomorrow! She didn't see that coming at all, the words hit her through her ears and sent viral...

Broken Voices – Young Creatives Speak Back (The 1000 African Poets/Voices Anthology)

Broken Voices – Young Creatives Speak Back (The 1000 African Poets/Voices Anthology) Introduction: There has been a growing concern among young creatives in Africa regarding lack...

For Women Of Tomorrow By John Chizoba Vincent

We are still painting and repainting to capture your tomorrow, On this palms have we counted your glorious glee smiles. We will not maltreat you like...