The authors, Victoria Willie and Jaachi Anyatonwu, defy restrictions set by society and religion and delve deeper in this expression by describing how sweet it feels when their bodies meet and how sweeter it becomes when love is committed unto the hands of Allah in prayer. You’ll be lifting some of the lines of Amina and Ali to make your lover blush all fifty shades, I bet you.
Diary of a Broken Poet is more than just a collection of poems written by the author on issues that affect him and us. This collection is a discourse between the poet and his readers, an intimate conversation which unveils the ‘beingness’ of the author and his unique perspective of life and living. In the age where focus is on how words are metaphorized into some extended discordance, where clamour is for “depth”, which is often devoid of feeling or emotion, it is a relief to read poems that pour from the soul and being of the poet!
How To Improve Your Poetry Writing: Many poets pursue the craft with a clear goal: they want to get published. Others write poetry because they find solace in the work. They don’t care about readers, publication, or awards. And plenty of writers fall in between; they write for the joy of it but also with a desire to continually develop their poetry skills with hopes of getting published one day.
This book is a simple handbook on being ‘creative’ and mastering the art of poetry writing
How to Write a Poetry Cover Letter: Cover letters are a requirement for almost every lit mag submission process. A strong cover letter may be the difference between being considered and ending up in the slush pile, so it’s important to know what you’re doing. In this book, you’ll go over everything you need to know about writing the best cover letter possible, and also understand and learn how to write captivating cover letters for poetry submissions.
The book, Ọzọemena, which eventually became a collection in the process will speak to every part of your subconscious and humanity, it will challenge your mind through a process and will never leave you the same way it met you but certainly as a better person through transformation. As you journey with me through this book of meditation, you will discover the power in words and why this weeping of a people so marginalized and subjugated by deceit in form of a rancid note must stop. The music of unity appealing to the ear presently is riddled with cosmetic love and cacophony of lies.
If you are writing a poem because you want to capture a feeling that you experienced, then you don’t need these tips. Just write whatever feels right. Only you experienced the feeling that you want to express, so only you will know whether your poem succeeds
In this second series of my book ‘So you want to be a Poet’, I’d like to give you the ten best pieces of wisdom I’ve learned as a poet. I hope they will inspire you to begin your journey toward becoming a poet (or continue it with renewed focus!).