An NYSC Camp Related Rant

  “Youths obey the clarion call Let us lift our nation high Under the sun or in the rain With dedication and selflessness Nigeria is ours Nigeria we serve” -The first stanza of the NYSC Anthem *** LOCATION: NYSC PERMANENT ORIENTATION CAMP, KUBWA, FCT-ABUJA POPULATION: ≤ 2500 (this is a highly arbitrary figure and it… Continue reading An NYSC Camp Related Rant

New Books #2

Let me just start this by apologizing because I had a post up a while ago gushing over the new books I had recently acquired and more or less promised to do a review of them but here I am now about to talk about new ones and yet no review. The truth is I… Continue reading New Books #2

My Favorite Excerpts from Letters To A Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

I am currently re-reading ‘letters to a young poet’ by Rainer Maria Rilke. It is a collection of correspondence between the author and a certain Franz Xaver Kappus written in the 20th century. Kappus initiated the correspondence seeking Rilke’s advice on his poetry, career, love and life amongst other things. He compiled and published the… Continue reading My Favorite Excerpts from Letters To A Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke