America, Their America (A Review)

Yet I doubt if objectivity was Clark’s preoccupation. What’s to be said, the book leaves no doubts in the minds of readers as to what conclusions to draw about Clark and America respectively. Historical in style and sarcastic in tone, the book is a revolt, the writer, a rebel.

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Someday

Hi sweets, a poem,a very short one titled ‘SOMEDAY’ Someday I’ll hide my pride And bury my shame Someday I’ll lose my doubts And ditch my fears Someday I’ll be man enough And ask Kike to marry me. What’s your ‘someday song’? Do write me. Also, I wrote an article for The Transverse, do read…

Ask Me About Good Food (Baked Pie)

Hola! It’s good food time again! Yaaaaaaaaaaaay! This time, I’m sharing recipe for homemade baked pie. We had some challenges making these, but hey, voila! Do try it and let me know how it goes FOR DOUGH Sieve flour into a clean bowl Add a pinch of salt In another bowl, whip egg Add to…

CONSCIENCE

They hear my moans but their heart is cold I’m losing hope and losing my hold I wonder, will they ever hear me? The sons of men are set in their ways To have their cake and eat as well Their hearts so stiff Their paths so vile To build themselves a stronghold And sell…

INDIGO BY MOLARA WOOD: A REVIEW

TITLE OF BOOK: Indigo AUTHOR: Molara Wood COUNTRY PUBLISHED: Nigeria PUBLISHER:  Parresia Publishers Limited, Nigeria ISBN: 978-978-934-002-6 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2013 NUMBER OF PAGES: 165 BOOK REVIEWER: Mof’Oluwawo O MojolaOluwa “Indigo” is a collection of fictional short stories written by Molara Wood. Born in 1967, Wood is an essayist, critic and Arts and Culture Editor…

The Drama Called Life

Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you missed a step And lost the lap Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you fell in love And got the knave Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you took a leap And ended in the deep Tis why I…

The Read and Think Initiative in Perspective

Read and Think Initiative is a non-for-profit organization that is committed to promoting literacy and career awareness by sensitizing, enlightening, re-orientating and motivating students in order to build resourceful students and quality manpower for the advancement of our society. Through the instrumentation of a systematic survey, we have been able to recognize the dilemma faced…

PROCEDURAL DEFECTS THAT CAN HAVE YOUR CASE THROWN OUT OF COURT

How does one commence proceedings against another in the court of law? Have you ever stopped to ask? Oh yeah, everyone easily threatens, I will sue you! I will sue you! But how do you commence the suing process? Especially against government corporations and agencies. Let’s talk about that today. Note that proceedings here refer…

OGUN OMODE

Because lovers turn strangers And friends turn foes Because age builds a fence  And distance makes a difference, And because life happens Ogun omode o le s’ere f’ogun odun Twenty kids don’t play for twenty years

3 Haikus (Dawn, Similitude, Speechless)

1 Cock-a-doodle-doo! The moon thins into sunrise A brand new day! 2 Yeeh! Egungun!* She clung tight to her mother. No dear, Spiderman. 3 Gbi! Gbi! Gbi! Gbi! Gbi! His heart raced. Then she appeared. And his voice left him. *Egungun is the Yoruba term for Masquerade