Mother – Greatest Gift of Creation

MOTHER – GREATEST GIFT OF CREATION Rabiu Alhassan Beneath her feet is the foundation of eminence. Her name I treat as the emblem of prominence. In those toiling nine she struggles to care. Even if she isn’t fine She toils to get us there. In her solemn love she carries the protrusion. Always to live…

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A Victim of Culture

A VICTIM  OF CULTURE Hamza Ayub     I am Adiza, Am I wrong to be Faiza? Or find myself to be Fairuza. Hmmmmm! What’s my difference with Yahuza? Or my friend Hamza? I have been resided to the kitchens, I am only useful on the farms. I am a prisoner, I am in chains,…

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A Dream from the Future

  A DREAM FROM THE FUTURE Suhad Salih Abubakar   I can hear the drums of destruction! I can sense the touch of solitude! I can feel the eminent danger! I can see the drawing nigh of a dark cloud, Circling and dancing around our efforts. Yes! It gazes pitiless at our solidarity. It mocks…

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The ‘Every Woman’ Me

THE ‘EVERY WOMAN’ ME Angelica Naa Fofo Djanie I am an every woman, Yes! I am the wise and intelligent every woman. If you think I’m illiterate and thus I’m ignorant, Then you will be disappointed because; Through my encounter and interaction with knowledge and wisdom, I keenly observe and get well acquainted, In a…

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Woman

WOMAN Mustapha Dan Saefullah Where art thou world! She bleeds your fame, And screams your name. Amidst the people who are always ready to claim, Ordained as their tame. Yet they feel not your pain, At least not exactly the same. For being a woman is a courtesy of pain, And if the world would…

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The Purest Form of Love

  THE PUREST FORM OF LOVE Sumaya Adams-Attah   You will not know virtue until you know vice. You will not appreciate joy until you know sorrow. You will not appreciate peace until you know war. You will not know a woman until you know a man. You will not appreciate beauty until you know…

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