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ADUNNI – A Love Poem To A Yoruba Maiden

Adunni, let me be lost in your heart For I listen not to the hunter's trumpet. Adunni, let me go astray in your thoughts For I give unto you all that I bear. Let us make a journey...
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MOROUNTODUN – traditional poetry by Ogbeni POG

I am on my knees with ocean of tears, Morountodun mi Like a sinful man on a confession board I know I have wronged your humility I know I have murdered the charming vibes in you. Ashake came...
Believe in Yourself

Believe In Yourself: A Poem On Self Confidence

We will encounter people in life Those who define us by the mud in their eyes. These are those who would challenge your sense of worth And make you doubt; they erode your self worth. They come as...
The Half God of Rainfall - Inua Ellam - London Theatre

THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL by Inua Ellams: A London Theatre Date for your...

Kiln Theatre, Fuel & B.R.T present THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL by Inua Ellams Cast: Rakie Ayola  & Kwami Odoom Dates: From 25th April to 17th May Venue: Kiln Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn,  London NW6 7JR Tickets: £10 – £32.50 SPECIAL OFFER All...
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AMARACHI – traditional African poetry

Let us bring out the ekwe, The ogene and the sounding udu. Let us drum up the new found affection Let us do inyanga for the umu nna Amarachi, let's rejoice from one obi to another and receive the...

Sir Nice Guy

Hey there, pretty lady! Wow you look smashing in that dress Tell me, you beautiful creature, you! Are you in any form of distress? Are you in pain or peril or in a lot of both? Do you feel your...
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APEKE – Traditional African Poetry

Tell Apeke I am the famous cocoa merchant Tell her my fame spread across the clan Tell Apeke I am the igbakeji Oba The balogun that brought glory to the village. Tell her if she wants the post...
Funmi Iyanda - In Conversations With My Mother

Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with My Mother by Funmi Iyanda – Abimbola Onimole

So did you die? Funmi Iyanda’s “In Conversation with My Mother” started with these words. From that moment, I was transfixed. I entered a world serene, anguished and intimate; beautifully so actually. Funmi Iyanda’s dialogue...
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ALBINO – traditional African poetry

Cluttering face in the hot rays Inviting even the engaged eyes The white god amidst the Blacks The cult among the uninitiated Squeezing reddish face Oh please don't dare cry Why dare close eye at dawn How do you see path...
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Greg Hicks is theatrical excellence, Femi Elufowoju, Jr masterful in Arcola Theatre’s Richard III

Despite being a confirmed culture vulture, I was a bit concerned about how my ADHD would hold up for Richard III. This is Shakespeare's second longest play, and I am a person who has...