Poems and poem review written by Nigerian authors or African authors used by Nigerian literature students.

Kids Poetry

Poem :An Oba

Here is one poem that helps teach culture and also grammatical structure. An Oba I’d like to be an Oba And wear a crown of beads, And whisk a long, soft cow tail And do grand and noble deeds. I’d like to be an Oba And sit upon a throne, I’d like to take as […]

Articles Poetry

Figures of sound in literature

Figures of sound in literature has to do with poetic devices that are appealing musically or metrically in a literary work. Unlike the usual poetic devices which we refer to figures of speech, these has the ability to beautify a line more to the ears of the audience. 1. Alliteration: This is the repetition of […]