For Broken Men Who Cross often is a refreshing and brilliant bond of the written and the oral, as it invents aesthetic devices to connect the two mediums which have constantly generated wide debate: spoken word and poetry-on-the-page. The author reiterates, through his themes of advocacy, love, loss, identity and history, the need to revisit the inner self.
Dead Lions Don’t Roar is a collection of inspiring and motivating modern day verses.
Addressing many issues close to home and also many taboo subjects, the poetry is reflective of today’s struggles and lights the way to a positive future.
One day, I’ll dare to raise my middle finger at the stork and the reaper deftly runs a fine thread of existential consciousness through occasions of birth and death and, of course, through that intervening pathway that we all crave and revere as much as we dread: age and aging.
“This Traffic In My Head” is a collection of poems in Pidgin and English. Witty, humorous, even crazy at sometimes with a whole bunch of serious themes mashed into one to create a great piece that is the first of its kind. The book deals with the lives of ordinary people who walk the streets of Nigeria and aims to help the reader see the world through their eyes. An exotic tale of high brow-meet-slum poetry.
The book is a collection of relatable poems and quotes about love, life, hope, death, depression, marriage and more. It will surely open up the reader’s mind to view things from different perspectives and also learn or two things.
To Bee a Honey is simply every woman’s truth and with this collection, we encounter a poet and story teller who does not only revel in the new-found confidence of her scribbling but also in the lush glow of her womanhood. What immediately strikes one upon perusing this work is its aesthetic beauty.
Twirling in the Flames is a collection of poetry and prose about individuals living through the human experiences of love, discomfort and tragedy. The collection takes an unapologetic look at the reality that the human condition is nothing if not an emotional journey, and explores the power of love, and what it does to those who stumble into its grip.
The pieces in this literary debut are choreographed to share the profundity of everyone’s dance through the fire that life invariably puts in our paths, and to remind us all that we are more fireproof than we think.
Dami Ajayi’s second volume of poems, A Woman’s Body is a Country, interrogates the ramifications of affection. A work of impressive artistry, these are poems of life turned inside out, where time cheats on writers, and the people and things at the brunt end of our oppressive pleasures come back to haunt us.