HAVING MERCY #1 by Okuwoga Eyimofe

Dear Mercy, I am resting my head on my pillow, crossing my legs and my hands are clenched; seeking comfort from the sight of the white ceiling. Its looking directly at me, this isn't comforting but I am starting to remember everything. Remembering my shivering hands while I typed what I wasn’t man enough to … Continue reading HAVING MERCY #1 by Okuwoga Eyimofe

THE WATER FROM THE FIRMAMENT by Nwachukwu Olusegun Nwachukwu

Who has angered the heavens That they should expectorate vehemently upon us? Who has pinched off the skin of the sky That it should bleed cats and dogs? The garment of the welkin Drains its water, as it is squeezed mercilessly, Upon us; The tears of the clouds Poke our flesh like slanting swords, Gluing … Continue reading THE WATER FROM THE FIRMAMENT by Nwachukwu Olusegun Nwachukwu