Thursday, March 30, 2017

“GOLDFINCH” by John L. Stanizzi

GOLDFINCH October 20 2016 Backyard 393 Ripley Hill Road Coventry Rain – and then rain – and then even more rain, sound softened by the thick layer of leaves, brown and...

“Of Aleppo’s Zip Code” by Chinaecherem Michael Obor

Of Aleppo’s Zip Code   for the little suns setting in Aleppo   "son, before you left we still had memories of me boring you with a botched English...

“Settings” by Ejiro Edward

SETTINGS   You lay awake from dawn to Dusk What are you searching for? You remember the thrust of a lover And your small born child Blown into pieces. You taste your...

“untitled” poem by Justice Gift Ogochukwu

untitled   -to Omawumi   my love for you has grown into an apple in my throat but i have to hide the swollenness with a white muffler i...

“Gather Your Descendants” by Hussaina Sufyan Ahmed

Gather Your Descendants   O you Saint vulture Companion of the carcass Staring at the child Breathing peacefully on the soil Perch not on the pretty flesh But gather your descendants Fly...

New Flash Fiction by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

No Hiding Place Your sleep is as short as your life. Your body aches and you wonder if it is the floor or the sharp...
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Writivism Releases Final Statement on Redscar McOdindo K’oyugi’s Plagiarism

  In October last year, the internet shook with the news of allegations of plagiarism against the Kenyan poet, Redscar McOdindo K’oyugi who had only...

Short Story Day Africa Announces 2017 Prize. Theme: ID

Hello world! Some good news this morning: Short Story Day Africa (SSDA) announces 2017 SSDA Prize! The theme for this year is ‘ID’. They’re looking for...

Praxis Author Makes Brunel Shortlist: Romeo Oriogun

At Praxis, we are especially delighted over the Brunel International African Poetry Prize shortlist as one of our very own, Romeo Oriogun- whose first...

“We also have souls” by Esi Mensimah Eghan

We also have souls   Dust spray surrounded us, cries flowed around us The thudding became louder so the noises were clearer Mama and I came out of...
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