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  1. The Book of Love- A Poem

    Madamidola Oladele's blog     This week on ZODML Poetry Corner, Madamidola Oladele shares a poem on the many faces of love. Has your heart ever been broken? Has your love ever been mistaken? The book of love is full of mysteries This subtle weapon cr ...

    Madamidola Oladele - 2015-08-11 10:52

  2. The Mad King- A Poem

    Adesuwa Uwanikhehi's blog This week's ZODML Poetry Corner features a poem on authorty, dictatorship and oppression by Adesuwa Uwanikhehi.   I am a man, mighty in valour As I sit amongst my subjects Who tremble at my feet While I feast and dine w ...

    Adesuwa Uwanikhehi - 2015-09-03 14:53

  3. What I Learned- A Poem

    Maria Ocheja's blog   This week, Maria Ocheja shares an inspiring poem about life hurdles and experiences.                       What I Learned I have seen people drown in their own unshed tears I have heard that even death cannot eradicate a fiery f ...

    Maria Ocheja - 2015-11-12 10:39

  4. Still I Rise- Maya Angelou

    Regina Alabere's blog     Still I Rise Maya Angelou, 1928- 2014 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with glo ...

    Regina Alabere - 2015-11-25 16:22

  5. 'Richard Cory' by Edwin Arlington Robinson

    Regina Alabere's blog RICHARD CORY Whenever Richard Cory went down town, We people on the pavement looked at him: He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim. And he was always quietly arrayed, And he was always human wh ...

    Regina Alabere - 2016-01-29 13:13

  6. Abiku by Wole Soyinka

    Regina Alabere's blog In vain your bangles cast Charmed circles at my feet;  I am Abiku, calling for the first And the repeated time.   Must I weep for goats and cowries For palm oil and the sprinkled ash?  Yams do not sprout in amulets To earth Abik ...

    Regina Alabere - 2016-05-11 15:39

  7. A Poem: I Still Hope,I hope

    Regina Alabere's blog I was born in 1990 A time where our parents instructed us to never give money to beggars We would turn into yams or goats if we collect things from strangers I had to look at my mother’s face, seeking approval before I could col ...

    Regina Alabere - 2016-06-06 13:59

  8. Happy World Poetry Day!

    Nkem Egenuka's blog Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. – Rita Dove Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. Robert Frost Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_po ...

    Nkem Egenuka - 2017-03-22 10:56

  9. ZODML Poetry Corner

    ZODML's blog When the Flood Storms By Morayo Oshodi It all started with a drizzling Some others considered it a trickling Until the buckets got filled from leaking Pregnant and swollen the ceiling So the waters broke, toh toh toh Was the sound of a l ...

    ZODML - 2017-07-12 15:52

  10. ZODML Poetry Corner

    A place to spotlight the creative talents of up-and-coming young writers. Who Are...? by  Bunmi Odeleye "Leaders of tmro," We were called. But those who were Yesterday Are still today. Greedy. Rapacious. Myopic ones. ...

    ZODML - 2017-07-12 16:07