Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kofi Awoonor: Dearly loved & missed. Tributes and more | African Writers Trust

  It is a dark day at African Writers Trust thinking of Kofi Awoonor who died in Nairobi in the Westgate Mall attack. Kofi Awoonor was invited by Storymoja writers festival, 19 -22 September 2013, to celebrate writing and storytelling along with other writers … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Hortus Closus:
Beauty lies in the Heart, it lights smiles. Purity Is the true beauty. I was inspired by this photo I thank JK Bevill for spreading beauty in the world every day.

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Canticle to the Sailor by Gabriel Bamgbose

(To those born this day) If my soul be snatched away from its body, And my sanity be turned into madness; If my sight be dimmed to darkness, And my soul be soiled with sorrow; Nothing in my might can … Continue reading

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Looking for a chink in the wall by Gabriel Bamgbose

Agama The red-headed one With a mighty comb Nodding in fury Like a pressed cock Finding a foolish fowl To quench the fire of his furious groins Agama Why looking for a chink in the wall Why not climb and … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions

Ijagun Poetry Journal invites submissions of poetry, reviews, essays, and anything about poetry for its maiden/October issue. Please, endeavour to send your work before 20th September, 2013 if you want it considered for this issue. Any submission after this date … Continue reading

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She said I walked away by Gabriel Bamgbose

She said I walked away From my sleep last night She said I rose From her beside Abandoning the cushion of the bed And the heat of the quilt The warmth and comfort Of her body Walking straight away Into … Continue reading

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