Browsing: Poetry

This poem, “Jumping Jumping”, discusses the rampant incidents of suicide in African countries, most especially Nigeria. It reiterates that Traditional, Islamic, and Christian religions do not support suicide.

The poem speaks about calmness of the night and how the poet enjoys the presence of the night and all it brings

Wrote this down to cheer me up, on a certain day when my confidence was down. I came to the realization that people will always talk no matter what.

As humans, we are always quick to judge others whilst ignoring our many faults in us. This poem paints a perfect picture of it.

The poem speaks about a great indigenous town, Zaria, its inhabitants, their practice and their way of life.