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The Poet Laureate Prize 18′

Poetry has obviously become a creative and acceptable way of expressing emotions, ideas, concepts and opinions. However, after featuring some poets on this blog, there is going to be a season for selection of the most outspoken poet.

This selection shall be done by the tribesmen with a poll on twitter where, decisions and preferences would be made. Poems do not necessarily have to be posted on the blog but could be tagged to the Instagram account for a specific period of time.

A Play at the University of Ibadan- Death and the King’s Horseman

“The play opens with Elesin Oba, a local village chieftan as he walks through the local market, followed by a praise-singer. The king has died recently, and, as a horseman to the king, Elesin is to commit ritual suicide so that he may accompany him to the afterlife.