Book Title: Unashamed Author’s Name: Bisola Bada Publisher: ACEworld Publishers Year of Publication: 2022 Like the Holy Bible, this collection of poems begins with genesis. On seeing the first poem’s title, a curious mind may wonder if this book would follow a similar title-naming pattern, like the Bible. However, that’s not the case here. Bisola unashamedly invites… Continue reading Even Silence is a Voice: A Review of Unashamed by Bisola Bada
Title: EVERYBODY DON KOLOMENTAL Genre: Poetry (a collection) Author: Tolu’ A. Akinyemi Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle LTD Reviewer: ENANG, God’swill Effiong Year of Publication: 2021 Word Count: 1,353 Injustice, Trauma And Death: Knotted Ropes In Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental ‘Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once;… Continue reading Injustice, Trauma And Death: Knotted Ropes In Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental
Reviewer: Creative Bird Poetry has always been lauded for the brevity of language and the ability to capture events, emotions and other muses in flowery words be it with metaphors that strikes through like lightning or imagery that thrills our imagination and helps us to see the seventh wonder through stanzas and verses. Deji Ajibade’s… Continue reading A Nigerian Poet Encapsulates the Turmoil of the World in his poetry Collection: Sometimes I Wish It Could Always Be Day
The Coronavirus pandemic was a devastating experience and anyone who witnessed it can attest to this in the affirmative. The world was noisy and silent all at once. Noisy as we watched and listened to the tragic occurrences with little or no control over them. Silence as the world was on a lockdown almost at… Continue reading Once Upon A Virus – A Poet’s Documentation Of A Never To Be Forgotten Time In Human History.
The multiplicity of the benefits of literature is further emphasized by Richard Gilliam’s new book “Diversed in Stem”, where he makes a case for young children to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. According to the author, the goal of the book is to show that some of our children’s personality traits that we deem… Continue reading Diversed in STEM–Richard Gilliam makes a case for children to embrace STEM Careers.
Book Title: Dead Cats Don’t Meow: Don’t waste the ninth life Author: Tolu A. Akinyemi Year of Publication: 2019 Number of Pages: 113 Category: Poetry Cats are said to have nine lives and a reputation for getting out of sticky situations unscathed. While some of us despise them and avoid them when they meow, Tolu A.… Continue reading A Book of Poetic Wisdom – A Review of Tolu Akinyemi’s Dead Cats Don’t Meow
Title: Never Marry a Writer Author: Tolu’ A. Akinyemi Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle Year of Publication: 2021 Number of Pages: 80 Category: Poetry Never Marry a Writer is Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s seventh poetry collection, divided into three sections and containing over fifty poems on a variety of intriguing topics. The poems in this collection, on the other… Continue reading There is No Such Thing as a Secret-A Review of Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Never Marry a Writer
Title: Living by the Script: Making the Most of Your Life Author: Deji Ajibade Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle Year of Publication: 2021 Number of Pages: 105 Category: Self-Help You might have heard the saying that money cannot buy happiness. This saying might sound unconvincing or even hilarious to many Nigerians. Can you tell a Nigerian who cannot afford three… Continue reading Slow Down (and live in the moment) – A Review of Deji Ajibade’s Living by the Script
Title: Letter to Lilly Author: Funmi Coker Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle Year of Publication: 2021 Number of Pages: 52Category: Poetry It takes bravery to choose to dream big in a world that does not provide the right conditions for the girl child to thrive. In Nigeria, the girl child/women face numerous challenges. As a result, more women are… Continue reading A Role Played by the Rules – A Review of Funmi Coker’s Letter to Lilly
Book Title: A Lazy Poet Author: Anda Damisa (Lazywrita) Year of Publication: 2019 Number of Pages: 70 Category: Poetry “Do not love me/Do not care/This heart has nothing to share,” the author, Andy Damisa, says in A Lazy Poet, a collection of poems inspired by the author’s personal experiences and those around him. There is anger… Continue reading A Poet’s Perception on Pain, Life and Much More – A Review of Anda Damisa’s A Lazy Poet