Even Nature Makes Love To Us | Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

POEM 311: EVEN NATURE MAKES LOVE TO US may I tell you what I I know?the sun beamed furiously on me today,I could hear her warm glowsun dry my skin like hay I am the most impious saint, you know,feared the mosquitoes I murdered last night evolved into stars, then moon, then sun, and are […]

Permit Me To Play On Words | Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

POEM 215: PERMIT ME TO PLAY ON WORDSfirst off, may i introduce myselfi am Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwuthe sun you can never woo i write stuff about things and things about stuffpermit me to play on words i am the sound of silence in bars of time i am the hell-thee-wornthat answers every ‘WHO?’ i am […]

New Book Alert | Pun Poetry Anthology

A pun is a play on words which usually centres on a word with more than one meaning or the replacement of a homonym that changes the meaning of the sentence for humorous or rhetorical effect. It is produced by using a word that suggests two or more meanings or by exploiting similar sounding words […]

Magi

‘I’m a Magi’, I told her. ‘but I’ll need your thyme to validate my sweetness’. She giggled and I went on to narrate how I once brought to the Lord’s manger a bit of frank-sense. Honestly, I don’t pretend. But when I pleaded in poetic lines to the Lord to please restore my love; but […]

Medical Pun

I don’t find medical puns funny anymore since I started suffering from an irony deficiency. I thought it wise to see the doctor. Morning happened on me pretty fast. I showered, brushed up, dressed up and hit the road. Jugging. When I got to the hospital, I noticed there was a sign on the lawn […]

Lust

POEM 22: LUST She was lost I joined the search team. They combed bushes I searched hearts I found her and got lust. She’s found I am lust No search team in sight. #365DaysOfPoetry #Pengician #SSA

Pornography

I’ve been riding this bicycle all my life I’ve gone uphill I’ve gone down hill But it can’t stand on it’s own because it’s just two-tyred. I’ve been right-in all my life I’ve written poems I’ve wronged girls But I don’t know what’ll be left when I’m done writing. I’ve been loving her all my […]