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  • Prisoner of Love: A Poetry Chapbook

    This collection of poems navigates love’s place in the human experience. I place emphasis on “the place of love” because I believe that every poet is driven by a certain shade of love to birth the deepest of poetic pieces. For example, the poet, JP Clark, was driven by the “place of love” to write “Ibadan”.

    In this collection, the poet uses simple diction to navigate deep and complicated human emotions. We see that in the poem, “Seeds of Love”:

  • Reflections in the dark: poems

    Collection of poems which will take you on a 30-days journey of healing & wholesomeness. I bet that you will see with a clearer perspective issues that have lingered on your mind. I bet that you will identify with the universality poetry brings. I bet that it will help you navigate the deepest and darkest corners you once journeyed through all alone. Relish and Bask in the ambience of some uncharted territories!!!.

  • Home Body: Rupi Kaur

    flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry. 

    rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present and the potential of the self. home body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself – reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, and embrace change. illustrated by the author, themes of nature and nurture, light and dark, rest here.

  • Conversation With Minds

    Conversation with Minds is an art work of poetry which brings to light the mental and emotional aspects of depression and anxiety. It aims to start a dialog about mental health by sharing thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a non-threatening, encouraging manner. This book will leave you hopeful for the future and help you understand those of us living with depression.

  • Pam`s 30 Poems

    A poem book that is written by a 10-year-old, it shows cases of her life and experiences. The book is a humous book that is relaxing and interesting.

  • Acts of Crucifixion

    In Acts of Crucifixion, Nigerian poet Kechi Nomu’s poems feel simultaneously futuristic, immediate, and ancient. What is initially striking about this work is the feeling of synchronicity, of interconnectivity, that the poet skillfully constructs with her fluid handling of time and character. Especially striking (in a moment where the semi- or fully autobiographical I am the sole concern of many poems and collections of poems) are all the people in Nomu’s poems— poems populated with lovers, fathers, mothers, boys, Eves, and ghosts—speak- ing and spoken about in cacophony to give this work a feeling of congregation.


    PREFACE by Safia Elhillo


    The book is an anthology, a collection of poems that when put together tells a tale of love, the ups and down!

    The beautiful and awesome moments, those moments when you just wanna end it all but still love conquers all. When deciding to pick a perspective, I decided to pick the perspective of a man, a lot of movies and books are usually told from the point of view of a lady, making the male gender feel like the ones always on the wrong side. So I decided to wear the shoes of a broken man, whose only offense was falling in love…


    The Script of Bruises is a collection of twenty-one poems that deploy the body as a template to depict the pains of being female or human or being sentenced for the crime of one’s body is what it is.

    It is about space and the politics surrounding belonging and identity. Ultimately, The Script of Bruises plumbs the depth of repressed pain with the aim of orchestrating a reunion with one’s humanity.


    The void of an ideological premise within the current generation appears to have been filled up by the recently published, ambitious work of Umar Abubakar Sidi’s The Poet of Dust.

    The collection is a grand statement of the arrival of a sage with a refined consciousness that both instructs and prescribes a sense of direction and purpose for the generation. Sidi’s work is a grand theorization of poetry, representative of the ideological motive of the emerging generation both in its experimentation with style, form, and language.

    A trend E.E. Sule describes as the “exogenous aesthetics” because of the generation’s obsession with and romance of foreign aesthetics and metaphors. It is a collection reminiscent of the “Euro-modernist” tradition. Published in 2019 by KONYASHAMSRUMI, the collection can best be described as a contemporary poetry dictionary. It is assured, confident, and invocative of a philosopher’s imagination. Like Osundare’s Poetry is, the Poet of Dust is a poetry manifesto of a generation lurked between post-modernism and tradition.”


    The poems in this Chapbook capture the incessant problems wrecking the poet’s homeland.

    From the ravaging effects of the Bokoharam insurgency in Northern Nigeria to the frightening reality of victims of war in Syria, the poet presents to us the grim pictures of our collective tribulations.

    The book serves as a way of documenting the years of aches and experiences of people who carried and continue to carry bits of smoldered dreams.

  • The Taxi Driver and Other Poems

    The ‘Taxi Driver and Other Poems is a collection of poems that reflect our contemporary realities and draw attention to neglected conversations. The collection shows keen observations and the use of humor embellishes it well.

  • The Colourful Secrets of Abstract Things

    In ‘The colorful secrets of Abstract Things’part-tribute to Lagos and Nigeria, ‘Dele Abiodun takes us on a journey through the mirage of life and the grim reality of death. You may meet yourself in ‘The Greatest Scam of all Time’; and you may hear your mother’s voice in Évery Girl’s Dream’. You may know the girl in ‘Snip and Tuck’ or the one in ‘Wrong Warning’; or you may be the man in; The Monster Society Made’.Infused with Nigerian colloquialisms, this collection is crafted with passion, precision, and humor; and its nine themes, hold a promise for the varied interests of the African mind.

  • A Booktiful Love

    🏆 2020 Best Indie Book Award® Poetry Winner!


    A Booktiful Love is a collection of poems that deal with the entirety of human experience in its various forms. Didactically rich, the poems explore ideas ranging from love, relationships, and patriotism to marriage, morality, and many other concepts pertinent to daily living.


    Given its variety of themes, what unifies the poems in this collection is the simplicity and ambiguousness of language which the poet employs. The poems draw their strength from their clarity and meaning. These are poems with a purpose. Poet Tolu’ A. Akinyemi didn’t shy away from this fact, as he wrote in the poems “Writers” and “Write for Rights.”

  • Never Marry A Writer



    For his seventh poetry collection, Tolu’ has turned his attention to that old adage – no one in a writer’s life may have secrets. A vibrant, human exploration of the way in which words and deeds connect all of us, and the tiniest movements which span out across continents.


    Tolu writes powerfully on family, love, loss, and with a scorching curiosity for the world around us. His readers will be familiar with his inimitable style, and this latest collection does not disappoint.

  • Black ≠ Inferior

    Black ≠ Inferior is a collection of poems divided into 2 parts.


    The first part is a collection of thematically linked poems exploring Blackness and the myriads of issues it attracts.


    The second part oscillates themes— talking about consent, a query of death, a celebration of love among others. In his usual style, this collection deals with weighty matters like race and colorism with simple and clear language.


    In Black ≠ Inferior, we see Tolu’ Akinyemi reacting in response to the world, to issues that affect Black people. Here, we see a poet shedding off his burdens through his poems; hence, the beauty of this collection is in the issues it attempts to address. In this collection, Tolu’ wears a coat of many colors – he is a preacher, a prophet, a doctor, and a teacher.

  • Lagos is Killing Me

    This collection of poems covers the expanse of human experience: love, life, death… They draw you into Oloyede’s world, a world where feelings and emotions take shape and breathe life through the sorcery of words.


    Mastery of language is one of the grandest heights of man’s intelligence. Man, we love words, be it in stories or songs or the lyricism of poetry. This is why Oloyede’s collection of poetry is a marvel. We open its pages to see words in their most flowery form. Oloyede has a witty sense of style and he bends words to soothe his own meaning like a master blacksmith beats iron into shape.


    Like all true poets of conscience, Oloyede also took the time to write about the fate of his country and the malaise of corruption that besieges it.


    This is Oloyede’s first offering. And it is worth holding with awe.

  • African Romance

    African Romance is eloquent poetry in dialogue, the intriguing outcome of an estranged relationship. Tormented by a neglecting husband, Mallama uncharacteristically lashes out. Taunted by the profligate infidelity of her spouse and the outright ignorance of her kinsmen, she reproves the society….lamenting her woes as it were. The conversational style of the elegy turns and twists to a denouement of a wilful separation….he to his philandering, she into the warm embrace of a cocooned admirer. The universal hopelessness of the romance is aptly captured by a dim-wit.

  • The Poetic Man

    The Poetic Man is the first anthology to focus on nature writing by African Nigerian poets, a genre that until now has not commonly been counted as one in which African Nigerian poets have participated.

    No pleasures are more aesthetic than poetry and man, so it is only natural that the two should unite. The Poetic Man brings to the fore a neglected and vital means of considering poetry by African Nigerians. It is a relentless dismantling of identity, a difficult jewel of poems.

  • Questioning Voices

    Questioning Voices is a collection of 80 poems, written in free verse. The poems are told in different voices seeking to be heard. They deal with themes ranging from the political to everyday social issues and the economic to the religious. It is segmented into six parts – the Introit, Conversations, Voices, Homeland, Love themes, and Tributes.


    CUP OF TEA is a 60poem journal filled with a variety of topics about life at different phases and spaces in time. It is a blend of multiple emotions and thoughts which leaves the reader with a little more than words in lines; giving context and meaning to various elements that frame our lives and the world around us – relationships, love, governance, gender, etc