We live the sunlight

we do not trust you with nights. when you fall into the death in your mouth. cold. we set our left eyes ablaze to your feet. we lend our ears to the door. to be sure the morning is not your mass of mourning. but how again do we tell you? that we are also... Continue Reading →

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​WITH EACH PASSING  MAY… By Osalam Wosu/ poetry 

after Ko Un’s “If May Passes By forgotten” With each passing day, memories like a plague  Of that day we rose up from the beds bellicose that swallowed us every night  Comes running in a rush back to our minds like our feet  When we ran to Kumnan-no to pursue the night The street of... Continue Reading →

Two poems by Paul Oluwafemi…

​FAST FINGERS I’ve never seen this before, He was writing with fire without burning the pages with smokes coming out from his book, without smokes coming from the strokes of tears poking Facebook pages to annoy zuckerberg. You wouldn’t dare ask if he was human, god or even both. You wouldn’t summon the effrontery to... Continue Reading →

Kambili / poetry…by Osalam Wosu 

KAMBILI  Kambili The stories you told rolled cold sweat from eyes sore Born a beauty before brutes made you an eyesore  You had sang the song of severed hymens  before your years had reached a score.   • Kambili The songs you sang rang a bang on the clang of my metal heart  With bleeding... Continue Reading →

Kambili / poetry…by Osalam Wosu 

KAMBILI  Kambili The stories you told rolled cold sweat from eyes sore Born a beauty before brutes made you an eyesore  You had sang the song of severed hymens  before your years had reached a score.   • Kambili The songs you sang rang a bang on the clang of my metal heart  With bleeding... Continue Reading →

Landscapes/ Poetry 

 Behind faces and gestures  We remain mute  And spoken words heavy  With what we ignore or keep silent  Betray us  I dare not speak for mankind  I know so little of myself  But the Landscape  I see as a reflection  Is also a lie stealing into  My words I speak without remorse  Of this image... Continue Reading →

Pro Veritas 

Pro Veritas For the sake of truth  I lay low telling lies  And lores of lives I lived, left  And loved in lust and lost  Myself in a labyrinth of words As winds swept wisdom leaves  Away from my feet and lips And lips laughed my lies And life to scorn on loveless days  That... Continue Reading →

The sea 

I turned my back to the sea but the wind's whisper was kind It warned of things I couldn't see like the great floods from behind -Osalam Wosu  

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