Month: July 2015

My Colour By Wale Ogunwole

Every time I see the sunshine I wonder,Why our blessed nation is going asunder.If the birds in the sky,Could treasure their nest till they dieWith undisguised pride and honour,Regardless of their feathers’ colour,What becomes of us blackThat cherish not our mother’s back?I am black and am proud,In the crowd I will say it loudTo us […]

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Preoccupation Of Lenrie Peters In The Panic Of Growing Older

Lenrie Peters preoccupation in the poem: “The Panic Of Growing Older” can be considered as how some factors (time,ambition,hope,etc) affect the adult stage of human beings. Lenrie Peters, the author of the poem, took age 20 upwards as his case study to show how the events of adulthood unfold. He revealed that a person begins […]

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What Do You Like About Ambush By Gbemisola Adeoti

There are so much to be liked about the poem; starting from The title of the poem, The fusion of repetition and metaphor to create perfect imageries, The rural depiction within the poem, The use of nature to draw the poem closer to reality, etc. Let’s broaden them one after the other. The title of […]

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Analysis Of Life In Our Village By Markwei Martie

In our little villageWhen elders are around,Boys must not look at girlsAnd girls must not look at boysBecause the elders sayThat is not good. Even wn night comesBoys must play separately,Girls must play separately.But humanity is weakSo boys and girls meet. The boys play hide and seekAnd the girls play hide and seek.The boys know […]

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What Are The Theme In The Anvil And The Hammer By Kofi Awoonor

This post tends to point at few themes in the Kofi Awoonor’s “The Anvil And The Hammer”; in order to get larger discussion about the poem [check complete analysis of the anvil and the hammer by kofi awoonor] “Caught between the anvil and the hammerIn the forging house of a new life,Transforming the pangs that […]

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Deep Analysis Of Post Mortem By Wole Soyinka

Post Mortem was written by the Nigerian world class poet, Prof. Wole Soyinka. DenotationThe poem began with the poem speaker, preferring dead plants to dead human beings because human beings become stiff and cold “in the cold hand of death…”(line 4) and everything in them become opposite: their talking become “cotton filled”, their manhood or […]

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Analysis Of The School Boy By William Blake

For broader understanding,[naijapoets recommend you read:- The Summary and Themes Of The Schoolboy] The Poem“I love to rise in a summer morn,Where the birds sing on every tree;The distant huntsman winds his horn,And the skylark sings with me:O what sweet company! But to go to school in a summer mornO it drives all joy way!Under […]

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The Things I’ve Learned (by Missdestiny)

I’ve learned that knowing “what matters most”, seldom happens until it’s too late. That success isn’t measured in dollars or assets, but in the company you keep and how much you laugh each day. That if you can’t stay lovers, you should at least stay friends – and if you can’t, it was probably never?true […]

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