This work of poetry challenges you to maximize the strength of the dawn, using it to pursue your widest dreams and graceful imaginations. You’ve been complacent enough, it’s time to arise and work.
This work of poetry challenges you to extend a hand of love and kindness to those in need around you. May charity blossom in your heart this day.
A poem to curb political apathy.
It is often said that writers are agents of change. Believe me, this goes beyond the surface to encompass the fact that every writer has a message in their heart which they bear.
They all thought it was the generator that tripped the lights off and on.
But it was not the generator.
It was her.
And that was when the horror started.
That was when my friend and everyone began to bombard her with Holy Ghost fire.
The blood of Jesus.
And all manners of prayers.
The poem suggests the author’s despairedness and lethargic feeling towards life. His suicidal thoughts and melancholy.
The writer is depressed and weary, with nothing fruitful emerging. He’s doomed to think acrimonously.
Every history is a catalogue of stories knitted by various players to paint a true picture of what actually happened in time past or to report a narrative when chronological approach is deployed.
Timelines are different they told me.
“Mid-age crisis,” therapist said was reason for my depression.
Don’t stress, don’t worry.
When are you getting married?
I know the pains are tough,
I know that times are rough,
I know that Hope’s enough,
But, even tears need your strength
A handsome man, no doubt. Her friend’s fiance. Her parents murderer. The man who raped her and her sister. Her younger sister. She had died that night too.
Today on revisiting the letters of boys who are not stones, we read from three entries from the second edition of the Boys Are Not Stones Anthology—A Country of Broken Boys.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2020
Was #EqualForEqual but that’s a hospitalized equality
Because one hand is still above the other
In the picture they flooded the internet with.
I write to you as a man,
That have seen all that women have got to offer.
I have taken all the courses there in,
And I can pledge to this badge on my chest,
That every word I will say to you today is true.
A boy comes with a life long expectations, born as a nail to fit into the coffin — the societal box
It’s really easy to hide when no one knows depression is real. It could be affecting your friend, housemate, colleague, family member, etc. and you probably don’t even know it.
Read ‘Sins of the Father’, an intriguing short story ikedichim c. Chibundu on Poemify Publishing Inc.
The 2020 Desmond Elliot Prize has announced its shortlist and we’re excited to see that, for the very first time in the prize’s thirteen-year history, all the writers are of African descent.
How to apply for Wole Soyinka essay Competition 2020 Wole Soyinka Essay competition 2020 tagged The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Essay Competition 2020.
Poemify Publishing Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a collection of poems drawn from the maiden edition of Pengician Poetry Chapbook Series.
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